IT HERO — Mike Macrie, Vice President of IT, Land O'Lakes
Macrie spearheaded the NetSuite OneWorld deployment across several Land O'Lakes subsidiaries and joint ventures in the U.S., Mexico and China. Since joining Land O' Lakes, Macrie has been instrumental in leading Land O' Lakes' $100M Bedrock Applications Upgrade Program as well as aiding in developing unique and market leading solutions in the areas of Prescription Agriculture and Industry Analytics. Macrie has played a key role in adopting a two-tier ERP strategy at Land O' Lakes by deploying cloud business software for subsidiaries and syncing it with their Oracle ERP system at corporate headquarters.
Business HERO — Mark Magel, Director Business Transformation, Mitchell International
In keeping with Mitchell International's philosophy of continued improvement, Magel deployed NetSuite OneWorld at the company to make the back office a point of competitive advantage. Magel's work helped to transform both the internal and external customer experience by making data transparent via improved reporting and removal of data silos, giving employees clear insight into business operations and providing better, faster service to customers. By consolidating 24 disparate legacy systems all of Mitchell International's business systems are now cloud-based and tightly connected.Today, more than 16,000 companies and subsidiaries depend on NetSuite to run complex, mission-critical business processes globally in the cloud. Since its inception in 1998, NetSuite has established itself as the leading provider of enterprise-class cloud financials/ERP suites for divisions of large enterprises and mid-sized organizations seeking to upgrade their antiquated client/server ERP systems. NetSuite excels at streamlining business operations as demonstrated in a recent Gartner study naming NetSuite as the fastest growing financial management software vendor on a global basis. NetSuite continues its success in delivering the best cloud ERP/financials suites to businesses around the world, enabling them to lower IT costs significantly while increasing productivity, as the global adoption of the cloud is accelerating.