Armin Roeseler is the CIO of DirectBuy, Inc., where he is leading all technical aspects of the digital transformation of the business. He has consolidated multiple Data Centers into a Cloud environment, is replacing an ERP system, has rolled-out a Corporate-wide Business Intelligence platform, is deploying a new Point-of-Sales (POS) system and has developed a retail mobile shopping app with Patent Pending image recognition technology. Under Armin’s leadership, the DirectBuy IT department was ranked #25 on the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 list for innovative uses of business technology, and he has also received the 2016 CIO 100 Award.
Prior to his current role, Armin held C-Level technology leadership positions with international financial services firms including Bank One Corp. (now JP Morgan Chase), ABN AMRO/LaSalle Bank (now Bank of Americaand Royal Bank of Scotland), and subsidiaries of Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital and Bank of New York. He started his career as a Systems Analyst with AT&T Bell Labs.
Arminholds a M.S. in Computer and Information Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology where he was a Fulbright Scholar from his native Germany. His Ph.D. is in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a U.S. Patent holder, has published numerous articles on IT performance analysis methods, best practices and management aspects, and has lectured at international conferences in the U.S., Europe and Australia.