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Archemy™ is an asset-based consultancy focused on harnessing knowledge, managing innovation, fusing knowledge and AI, and bringing architectural discipline to enterprise transformation initiatives. By combining intellectual property with methodology, a knowledge management platform, and a catalog of reusable Archifacts, the company is able to make the most current technologies and business models available to its clients in a timeframe and at a cost comparable to standard implementation projects but with significantly less risk.
One may consider Archemy™ to be a “crossover” business that applies vetted traditional business methods to enable the digital industries and businesses of the future via various novel digital business services, functions, and roles as a consultant, incubation accelerator, software publisher, software franchiser, technology community builder, and technology “Asset VC” and analyst. Archemy™ has developed a knowledge management platform as well as proprietary knowledge and innovation management methodologies and related frameworks. The Archemy™ knowledge management platform currently helps guide innovation and accelerate digital transmutations via re-use of best practice knowledge-driven business solution assets via a creational pattern. Archemy's patent-pending knowledge management approach aims at fusing knowledge and artificial intelligence by making tacit/existing knowledge explicit, and extracting new knowledge via automated/real-time information processing. Knowledge harvested by Archemy™ becomes readily usable by various types of business solutions in various industries, not limited to business technology. Archemy™ maintains a unique catalog of best-of-breed, proven, reusable business solutions and related components called "Archifacts" within its knowledge management repository. Most of these Archifacts are intelligent digital business solutions that leverage various digital disruptor models including multi-sided platforms, subscription models, marketplaces, low touch (via solution autonomy), freemium, experience business models, dis-intermediation, closed-loop network, and reverse razor. To deliver its software franchising function, Archemy™ acts as a hyper-digital disruptor organization that uses the access-over-ownership model to disrupt by offering “sharing economy” in exchange of a commission or IP sharing (when participating and/or investing in the development of a solution) from vetted Archemist™ Community members monetizing they solution assets by renting or licensing them to “borrowers”.
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Dr. Jean-Claude Franchitti is Chief Executive Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™.
Dr. Franchitti has 34 years of experience in a myriad of industry verticals as well as consulting and has held executive positions in several large US-based corporations. He led and managed large consulting and Enterprise Architects teams and was involved in many engagements involving complex enterprise business technology strategy definition and enablement, enterprise innovation management and evangelism, and team leadership and management. Dr. Franchitti has also been part of several large scale end-to-end business technology and delivery initiatives that required a command of industry leading innovative technologies and frameworks as well as a proven ability of delivering solutions on time and on budget. Dr. Franchitti was also a reviewer member representing large corporations on several industry standards committees including Open Group, OMG, ODMG, and X3H2.
Over the past 23 years, Dr. Franchitti has kept a high-level of involvement in the academia most recently as an Associate Professor and Director of graduate studies in Information Systems. Dr. Franchitti has a long track record of teaching Computer Sciences at NYU Courant Institute, NYU SCPS, Columbia University, University of Denver, and Colorado University at Boulder. His research has been focused on large scale software architectures and related business solutions and he was part of several NSF and DARPA funded programs. He has published several referred publications towards the International Conference on Cooperative Information Systems, International Workshop on Persistent Object Systems, and International Conference on Software Engineering. He also has extensive experience with corporate training and developed and delivered training and mentoring programs via well known corporate education providers such as LearnQuest.
Dr. Franchitti earned a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993. He also earned MS degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the same University.
Robert Charles is Chief Strategy and Financial Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™.
Mr. Charles has over 20 years of executive management and early-stage investing expertise, gained from providing leadership to mature and emerging companies in North America, Europe, Latin America, and the Far East. He Strives to represent a “pragmatic and what-if” perspective in building businesses, thinking strategically, enhancing profitability, exploring new/under-developed markets, and acting on data-driven intelligence to unlock latent potential.
Mr. Charles holds a MBA in Corporate Strategy & Finance from Harvard Business School and an AB in Architecture & Pre-Medicine from Dartmouth College
Howard M. Wiener
Howard M. Wiener is Chief Operating Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™.
Mr. Wiener has over 30 years of experience in Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture and application development in numerous industries, including Investment and Commercial Banking, Mutual Fund Management, Entertainment, Advertising, Internet Commerce, Software Publishing. He has worked for companies such as Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb, Columbia Pictures Entertainment, CSC, Publicis Groupe, SA, Dreyfus Corp., Citibank, JP Morgan, BDNA and Fortent.
Mr. Wiener holds an MS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie-Mellon University and a BA in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional.
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Mr. Goldstein has over 30 years of experience in information technology. Mr. Goldstein is a highly accomplished and results-oriented senior information technology executive with demonstrated expertise in system design, implementation, agile methodologies, information security, predictive analytics, and business transformation. He is considered a trusted advisor on technology-related matters with a focus on healthcare, manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Goldstein is considered a visionary and innovative leader who builds and develops high-performing teams and delivers cost-effective solutions that drive company performance and profitability.
During his career, Mr. Goldstein has been the Chief Information Officer, Vice President Development, Senior Vice President of Information Technology for several large companies including Vizient, Inc, MedAssets, Master Halco, Balboa Water Group, Orora Group, and Mount Sinai Health System. Mr. Goldstein holds a BS, Information Systems from SUNY, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Ms. Perlich leads the machine learning efforts that power Dstillery’s digital intelligence for marketers and media companies. With more than 50 published scientific articles, she is a widely acclaimed expert on big data and machine learning applications, and an active speaker at data science and marketing conferences around the world.
Ms. Perlich is the past winner of the Advertising Research Foundation’s (ARF) Grand Innovation Award and has been selected for Crain’s New York’s 40 Under 40 list, Wired Magazine’s Smart List, and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People.
Ms. Perlich holds multiple patents in machine learning. She has won many data mining competitions and awards at Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) conferences, and served as the organization’s General Chair in 2014.
Prior to joining Dstillery in 2010, Ms. Perlich worked at IBM’s Watson Research Center, focusing on data analytics and machine learning. She holds a PhD in Information Systems from New York University (where she continues to teach at the Stern School of Business), and an MA in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
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Froilan Mendoza is Chief Technology Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Froilan has over 15 years building, scaling and leading data and engineering teams in startup and entrepreneurial companies. As CTO, Froilan has driven end-to-end engineering aspects of business, hired and mentored development teams, and architected real-time data platforms.
Froilan teaches Computer Science and Bioinformatics courses as Adjunct Instructor at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, SUNY-Purchase College and Monroe College.
Joanna Gilberti is Chief Administrative Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Ms. Gilberti has 19 years of experience in software engineering and solutions architecture. For the past ten years, she has gained extensive IT experience in medical and life sciences research and, most recently, in the legal field. Prior to that, she worked in Finance, E-Commerce, and Retail.
Ms. Gilberti holds a JD from Fordham University, School of Law, an MS in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a BA in Mathematics (with departmental honors) and Computer Science from New York University. She has also completed extensive post-graduate studies in Life Sciences and Bio-Medical Informatics at New York University. She is TOGAF 9 certified and is a member of the Association of Enterprise Architects. She is also a member of the NYC Bar Association.
Amin Torabkhani is Chief Product Officer and a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. Torabkhani leads ideation, design and delivery of innovative applications. Combining over 12 years of data science, including advanced analytics, problem solving, deep industry knowledge and top-tier management consulting he brings a unique set of multi-functional skills that are key when working with both engineers and client executives.
As an experienced data scientist, he developed advanced data mining algorithms tailored to sales, marketing and program effectiveness, specialized in using a variety of data sources to improve the predictive power of the models. Through this effort, he published a patent using "Unsupervised Machine Learning" techniques for fraud prevention.
As a former Deloitte management consultant, Mr. Torabkhani managed the global implementation of commercial analytics platforms and helped clients lay out a vision and roadmap to build big data and analytics capabilities. Mr. Torabkhani frequently attends and speaks at conferences and events in the New York City.
Mr. Torabkhani holds an MS in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University, and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology - Tehran Polytechnic.
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Kent Steine is an Art Business Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. Steine is a classically trained illustrator who has been drawing and painting professionally for forty years. He contributed to numerous corporate advertising campaigns, produced concept art and story development for film; comics; and animation, and covers artwork for over fifty magazines and periodicals.
Mr. Steine's artwork is licensed by many publishers and his early work appeared in "The Glamour Art of Kent Steine" by Binary Press. He also authored three best selling books, and contributed articles to various magazines. He presented seminars on various art related subjects and served as a consultant to The Society of Illustrators, The Illustration House, Inc., The History Channel, and The History Detectives.
Mr. Steine is a certified masters craftsman in various areas of art instruction. In addition to instructing, demonstrating and lecturing, he has developed curricula for several art institutions.
Mr. Steine received an excellence award at "The Communication Concepts Annual Illustration and Design Competition" in Washington D.C., and has been recognized by the Salmagundi Club, The Art Students League of New York, and the Society of Illustrators. He continues to paint select classic art, mid-20th Century iconography, and exclusively commissioned portraits.
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Christy Palmer is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Ms. Palmer is an excellent Business Intelligence Manager with over 25 years of experience in successfully transforming client Application and Infrastructure environments. She has key expertise in business acquisition, data center migration, and new application development and deployment.
Ms. Palmer is recognized as an expert in strategic data analysis and migration and has worked on more than 20 high visibility projects. She is most notably acknowledged for outstanding client satisfaction, exceeding customer expectations, and effectively managing team logistics, capabilities and assets while identifying unique market and product opportunities.
Ms. Palmer continuously strives to achieve business operational excellence & strategic alignment by driving critical optimization, process operations, systems integration, project management and business development opportunities. She has participated in more than 35 full lifecycle implementations focused on NextGen EHR / EPM / ERX / Paper to paperless environments, and more than 50 application migration projects, and has led strategic technology initiatives spanning small, medium and large organizations across North America.
Vartan Piroumian is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. Piroumian is an Enterprise Architect, educator and consultant with software engineering roots. He has over 30 years of industry experience in software development, software architecture and in all aspects of enterprise architecture. For over 15 years Mr. Piroumian developed and taught his own technical course material to audiences of engineers, architects and executives in Silicon Valley where he was a staff instructor in both the university and corporate training divisions of the Software Technologies Program at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) extension program. He is a published author of two technical Java books and his articles have appeared in numerous journals and publications.
Mr. Piroumian is a practitioner of TOGAF 9, MODAF, ITIL, APQC and other industry standard programs, methods and techniques and he has studied mathematics, computer science and electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
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Gerard La Tournerie is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. La Tournerie is a seasoned executive management consultant at both domestic and international levels. His expertise has bolstered Fortune 500 stakeholders, board chairmen, directors and C-Levels, in addition to domestic and international government agencies in all sectors.
The assignments in which Mr. La Tournerie has been involved span a wide range of industries as part of many organizations ranging from fresh start-ups to the highest profile international corporations including AT&T, Bellcore, France Telecom, BAH-Booz Allen & Hamilton, NYSE, Merrill Lynch, Fokker Aircraft, and Wexford.
Bobby Singh is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Bobby brings deep experience in Banking and Financial Services industry, has successfully managed key client relationships in Insurance, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Retail and Media sectors, performed a diverse set of roles including Strategic Partner Manager, Portfolio Account Manager, Program/ Project Manager and Business Analyst.
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Philip Ershler is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. Ershler is an accomplished IT Senior Manager with over 25 years of proven success in the management of consulting organizations focused on end-to-end business solutions development. Mr. Ershler's key strengths include building solid customer relationships, staff mentoring and management, and obtaining results for customers.
During his career, Mr. Ershler has worked as Vice President of Professional Services, Director of Operations, Program and Project Manager in various industries as part of several large corporations including Emericon, AmeriQuest, Information Builders, Bluebird Systems, Data General Corporation, Software AG, and Cap Gemini.
Shrenik Shah is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™
Mr. Shah has performed technology consulting with Accenture, conducted an engagement to build a management application for Citibank’s innovation laboratories and is the founder of heeramart.com. He has diverse experience, including, Big Data and Data Analytics, Business Analysis, Project and Product Management and, most recently, has been focused on researching the application of Blockchain technology to ensure anonymity and maintain personal privacy. Mr. Shah holds an MS in Information Systems from the Stern School and Courant Institute at New York University, a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Mumbai University and has completed a CFA-Level I.
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Sarbojit Mukherjee is a Business Technology Archemist™ with Archemy™ and his company, P2PBazzar, is one of Archemy's Affiliate Archemists.
Mr. Mukherjee has more than 25 years of technology consulting and application development experience working with diverse clients in the financial services industry as well as many other industries, including United Health, the LA Times, and Amgen. He advises clients on how to incorporate emerging technologies and employ co-existence strategies to evolve businesses. He is actively involved in numerous areas of research and one of his most recent projects involves designing and developing Humanoid interfaces powered by AI to bridge the gap between the formal languages that drive the machine learning interface and the natural languages employed by application users.
Mr. Mukherjee holds an MS in Computer Science and a BS in Mathematics and Physics, and is a TOGAF 9 certified expert mentor and speaker.
This presentation explains how Archemy's approach enables customers to implement best-practice architecture and achieve Digital Transmutation cost-effectively, with lower risks and at an accelerated pace. It contains a number of case studies that demonstrate how Archemy™ delivers value.
This paper is an introduction to Archemy™ and its approach to architecting the Enterprise. The paper discusses Archemy's proprietary tooling, approaches and methodology and how Archemy™ allows its customers to achieve best-practice architecture on an accelerated basis, with reduced risks and costs.