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Ray Barnard

Chairman, Avasant Distinguished Fellows Program and Former Executive VP , Fluor Corporation

Mr. Barnard has held various executive positions with Fluor Corporation, TradeMC, ENSCO Corporation, and IBM Corporation. He has served as executive vice president of Systems and Supply Chain, Vice President of Operations, Chief Information Officer, and in various senior management positions in information technology, engineering, manufacturing, and sales. Mr. Barnard has also been a management consultant for several companies, including DuPont, United Technologies Corporation, Engelhard, Procter & Gamble, and American Board.

Mr. Barnard has been credited with a variety of innovative approaches to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) global implementation methodologies, application development, and re-engineering practices. Savings of several billion dollars from these approaches have been repeated at various companies. Current focus areas include international Supply Chain, Enterprise Architecture, Digitization Deployment Strategies, Cyber Security and Acquisition Strategies. Mr. Barnard currently holds several U.S. Patents.

Mr. Barnard currently serves as chair on the executive committee for the Distinguished Fellows Program with Avasant Corporation. Also, currently serves on the board of directors of Security Mutual Life Insurance and LifeSite, Inc.


  • Application Rationalization
  • Budgeting & Cost Control
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • ERP Strategy & Implementation
  • Information and CyberSecurity
  • Innovation
  • IT Governance
  • IT Operations and Management
  • Supply Chain Optimization


  • Aerospace & Defense
  • High Tech & Telecommunications
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing


  • IBM
  • Mutual Life Insurance
  • LifeSite
  • TradeMC
  • ENSCO Corporation