Phil’s Portfolio



Professional Biography

PHIL WEINZIMER is president of Strategere Consulting and works with clients to develop business and IT strategies that focus on achieving business outcomes. Mr. Weinzimer was previously the Managing Principal-Professional Services for IT Business Management at BMC Software. He also held Managing Principal positions in the Professional Services organizations for ITM Software, CAI, Sapient, and Unisys.

Management experience includes executive positions in the defense and manufacturing industries in the areas of Vendor Management, Materials Management, Operations, and Finance. Mr. Weinzimer’s consulting experience includes building and leading consulting practices, selling Professional Services, managing multiple engagements in the US and Europe.

Industry experience is in Health Care, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, and Financial Services industries. Mr. Weinzimer uses creative and innovative coaching techniques-through workshops-to enhance new organizational skills, knowledge, and teamwork in IT Strategy, Process Redesign, and Organizational Change.


Mr. Weinzimer’s new book, The Strategic CIO: Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise, published in October 2014 by Taylor & Francis, focuses on how CIOs strategically transform IT organizations by leveraging information and technology to create new customer value, increase corporate revenue, and enrich shareholder value. His previous book, Getting it Right: Creating Customer Value for Market Leadership, published by John Wiley, focuses on transforming an organization using a 3P strategy: PREPARE personnel to work together as a team, PERCEIVE customer needs, and PROVIDE new products and services that create sustainable and profitable value.

Mr. Weinzimer speaks regularly on IT strategy and writes an ongoing column for Strategic CIO, and for on the subject of Transforming IT for Business Success. Mr. Weinzimer has written articles for CIO magazine on the subject of strategic CIOs, and co-authored a case study for Harvard Business School (HBS).

He is also a journalist for Sarder TV, a division of Netcomlearning, interviewing CIOs, IT and business executives, and academic thought leaders on the subject of Leveraging Information and Technology for Competitive Advantage. Mr. Weinzimer also hosts a video series on Strategic CIO, interviewing business executives on the strategic use of IT to create customer value, increase margins, and enhance shareholder wealth.

THE STRATEGIC CIO – Changing the Dynamics of the Business Enterprise

Recognized as One of the Best Business Books for 2014 by CIO Magazine!

Gain insight into the four domain competencies and twelve associated skills required to build effective strategic IT organizations. Build your roadmap to success using the transformation methodology described in the text and you will be on your way to making your organization a strategic IT organization.