Our ever-growing team of Digital Transformation professionals is widely diverse in their experience, skill sets as well as their personal interests. We believe this helps us build upon a framework that gives greater insight to not only the technical aspects of a program but also the human side of change management that are the ever so delicate and difficult part of projects we take on. We hope that you will find this to be true as well.
FOUNDER, MANAGING PARTNER
RICK CATALANO FULL BIO
He has successfully led and implemented large-scale, multi-million-dollar global implementations including custom-built applications, systems integration across multiple technology platforms and change management. His industry expertise spans a variety of industries including consumer and industrial products, oil & gas, utilities, retail & fashion, aerospace & defense and publishing spanning the entire value chain.
As a program leader, Rick is known as a strong mentor and coach that will motivate his people to overcome obstacles. He brings out the best in his teams in terms of efficiency and effectiveness and has developed skills to handle the complexities of multi-location, multi-cultural global implementations.
Rick is also the visionary architect behind the state-of-the-art Digital Transformation Implementation Platform, AMIGO– the all-in-one platform that connects all of the people, processes and functions a company needs to deliver their Enterprise Digital Transformations on time, on budget and with the value promised in their business case.
Rick has a Master of Science in Management Information Systems and holds accreditations from the Program Management Institute as a certified Project Management Professional and Risk Management Professional as well as Digital Transformation Professional accreditations from CXO Transformation.
He is considered an outstanding program leader; a natural motivator and a change agent who strives to drive proactive transformation and achieve quantum leaps in productivity and efficiencies. Rick is a father of three adult children and resides with his wife, Cheryl in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
PARTNER, DIRECTOR OF ASIA OPERATIONS
DEBASISH ADDY FULL BIO
Debasish’s next tenure was with Hughes Software Systems (later known as Aricent) whereas a part of the Telecom Products Team he kept developing Wireless Protocol Stacks Products for 2G, 3G, and 4G. Debasish was associated with Nokia’s Multi-Radio Product Development and later assumed the role of Principal Point of Contact for Nokia’s Multi-Radio Basestation Customer Support.
Debasish holds a Post Graduate Program for Executives from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and joined Airtel as General Manager and Head of Network IT in 2015. In 2017 Debasish launched his Software Delivery Business called Addy Digital Analytics and joined Platinum PMO as Head Product Development in 2018.
Debasish now leads the Engineering Division of Platinum PMO as Director of Asia Operations.
Debasish is an accomplished Golfer, technology enthusiast, enjoys learning and appreciating different cultures, and a good food connoisseur.
PARTNER, CHIEF SALES OFFICER
FRANK HOWARD FULL BIO
Throughout his career, Frank has established himself as a thought leader, an “idea guy” who thinks outside the box, and a proven builder of long-term relationships with clients.
Frank served in the U.S. Air Force and attended Old Dominion University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He is active in his community as a volunteer and has served as a member of the Board of Directors for local non-profit organizations including the Second Chance Wildlife Center in Maryland
BENJAMIN BENNETT FULL BIO
Post Dot Com Bust, Mr. Bennett began a small marketing firm that he worked with varied clients in Oil & Gas, Geothermal, Non-Profit, Sports, Music, Film, and Political for over 10 years. He then ventured to Oklahoma City to work with Chesapeake Energy for their Digital Transformation (SAP/ERP) within the Project Management Office.
Post project, Mr. Bennet headed a tech stack startup that focused on marketing over WiFi networks that built upon internal portal frameworks and made more robust, attractive models for marketing revenue generation for their clients.
Mr. Bennett is a former musician, cycling enthusiast, enjoys his daily workouts, and a good rave/edm show every now and again.