IT industry analyst Brian Sommer covers the ERP, finance and HR sectors for Diginomica and other publications. Brian’s HR expertise is extensive. He began his career began by re-writing a payroll/time-reporting system for a fast food chain. He served as a member of the IHRIM.link Advisory Board for several years. He was a guest editor for this publication and continues to contribute to other IHRIM publications like Workforce Management magazine. Brian was a senior partner at Accenture with leadership roles in their Software Intelligence and Human Capital groups. Brian has led finance & HR shared services projects for major global firms and was a quality assurance partner on large global HR projects, too.
Brian has won the Software Advice’s 2011 Authority Award – ERP Expert (2011) and the 2014 and 2015 ERP Writers' Awards. He has keynoted numerous software conferences including events for NetSuite, PeopleSoft, Sage and many more.
Brian is a frequent speaker at major HR shows globally and a guest lecturer at major university MBA programs. He has a BBA (Marketing) and a MBA (Finance) from the University of Texas at Austin.