Laurence J. Laning led large complex global organizations at Procter & Gamble for 28 years. His assignments culminated when he served as the global chief IT enterprise architect. He has a PhD in industrial engineering/computer science from the University of Missouri. As an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati and Xavier’s Williams College of Business he has taught statistics, information technology, quantitative analysis, and managing process improvement teams in both the MBA program and the executive MBA program. Dr. Laning consults with businesses in the areas of information technology, supply chain, and innovation as an expert with Yourencore Inc. and the Xavier Leadership Center.