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AITP Dinner | Brent McDaniel, Global Head of Infrastructure Halyard Health

by Taylor Erwin

Brent McDaniel will be the speaker for AITP’s October dinner meeting.  As the Global Head of Infrastructure at Halyard Health, he’s been an integral part of the separation from Kimberly Clark. Come hear how he solved the complexities of Halyard’s spin-off.

Check out the details below and RSVP here.

Thursday, October 15

Crowne Plaza Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road

About Brent:
Brent will be sharing stories on the “de-merger” complexities, the effort to put their infrastructure on the cloud, and the continued efforts to make it all come together.

He will also be sharing his personal experiences on a variety of topics including:

  • A comparison of technology and culture from when he was with ICE (Intercontinental Exchange) and Halyard
  • Starting up at a 12,000 employee company spinning off from Kimberly Clark……and there was no IT department
  • What Kimberly Clark planned vs the reality of what happened during the spin-off
  • Office 365 cloud migration – what went wrong and what went right
  • Datacenter migration – original cloud migration plans
  • Network separation
  • Rationalization and Transformation:  Transform the IT Systems inherited from KC into a business driver for Halyard

About Halyard Health:
Halyard Health is a medical technology company focused on advancing health and healthcare by preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery. The company delivers clinically-superior products and solutions in infection prevention, surgical solutions, respiratory health, digestive health, pain management and IV therapy.

Halyard Health sells recognized brands and products in more than 100 countries, and holds leading market positions in multiple categories across the portfolio.

Formerly part of Kimberly-Clark, Halyard Health became an independent company headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia on November 1, 2014. Halyard operates 11 global manufacturing facilities with 12,000 employees worldwide – generating approximately $1.7 billion in net revenues.

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