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Jim Sibenaller (Loyola University Chicago)

Jim Sibenaller
Director, Enterprise Architecture & PMO, Information Technology Services

Chicago, Illinois
UNITED STATES

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Presently, Mr. Sibenaller is an IT Director at Loyola University Chicago responsible for the Project Management Office, Enterprise Architecture, Information Security, Quality Assurance and Change Management processes. He is the primary driver behind the creation of IT Governance processes and best practices within the Information Technology Services department. Jim is also the chair of the Architecture Review Board which provides direction for enterprise technology acquisition within the Loyola community. In 2008 he and his peers received the Most Effective IT Team Award from the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). He currently sits on the IT Executive Steering Committee and established the functional processes for that committee.

While at VW Credit, Inc. Mr. Sibenaller had multiple director level roles over a ten year career. His responsibilities included Enterprise Architecture, Strategy, Quality Management, IT Process, IT Portfolio Management, and Program Management, Application Development & Delivery, Production Support, Systems Architecture and the Program Management Office. During his tenure Jim regularly sets strategies and directions for, establish standards and principles of, and prioritize investments of the IT Organization for VW Credit, Inc.

Mr. Sibenaller has a diverse background in technology, project management and information processing. From a technology perspective he has experience with web-based, client server and mainframe applications. In addition to his financial systems and higher education exposure, he has business exposure from a technology perspective in manufacturing, inventory control, accounts payable, general ledger and data warehousing. External activities include participation in various user groups and technology conferences. Jim is a ten year member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is Foundations Certified in ITIL. He participates annually in the IT and Architecture Symposium & Strategy Meetings held by Gartner. Mr. Sibenaller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Aurora University in Aurora, Illinois.

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