The Outsourcing Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious awards available to individuals working in the field of outsourcing. It is unique in that it recognizes these individuals not only for their contributions to the management practice and industry of outsourcing, but also for their contributions to society at-large. Inductees have demonstrated that unique quality of leadership that enables them to synthesize a new business model with the obligation to contribute to community-based economic development, support socially-directed investments, educate and provide development opportunities to all those impacted by our work.
The Outsourcing Hall of Fame
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The Award Recipients inducted at the Outsourcing World Summit February 19, 2013
Debi Hamill, Chief Executive Officer, IAOP; John Maher, COP, Chair Advocacy & Outreach Committee; John K. Halvey, Morton H. Meyerson and Dana S. Deasy; 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees; and Mike Corbett, Chairman, IAOP at the awards luncheon, February 19, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is pleased to announce that Morton H. Meyerson, former President and Vice Chair EDS; Chair, President and CEO Perot Systems; Dana S. Deasy, Group CIO, BP and John K. Halvey, Group Executive Vice President and General Counsel, NYSE Euronext; former Partner and Head Sourcing and Technology Transactions Group, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, are the 2013 inductees into The Outsourcing Hall of Fame. The selection was made by IAOP’s Advocacy & Outreach Committee, led by Debi Hamill and John Maher, COP, CBRE. They were formally inducted into the 2013 Outsourcing Hall of Fame at the 2013 Outsourcing World Summit Awards Luncheon, February 19, 2013, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge, Phoenix, Arizonia
Dana S. Deasy
Group Chief Information Officer
Dana Deasy is Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Group Vice President, Information Technology & Services for BP.
When Dana joined BP in October 2007, he took responsibility for the global IT strategy and capability supporting all the firm’s operations including its Refining & Marketing and Exploration & Production businesses, as well as its commodity trading operation. As part of BP’s current change agenda, Dana is transforming the IT organization to maximize the competitive edge and value that information technology provides to the firm. Outside of IT, he holds Group wide responsibility for Indirect Procurement and Group Real Estate. Dana has over 30 years of experience gained from leading and delivering large scale IT strategies and projects.
He joined BP from General Motors where he held the position of Chief Information Officer, North America, leading the information management organisation for the North American region of the company. Prior to General Motors, Dana was the Global CIO for Tyco International and before that, CIO of the Americas for Siemens. He has held a number of positions at Rockwell Space Systems Division, ultimately achieving the position of Director of Information Management supporting Rockwell’s Space Shuttle programme.
Dana holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and a graduate degree from National University.
John K. Halvey
Group Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Former Partner and Head of the Strategic Sourcing and Technology Transactions Group
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Mr. Halvey was a corporate partner with the international law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP from 1994 to 1999 and from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Halvey practiced in all areas of corporate, technology and intellectual property law, with particular emphasis on information technology and business process related transactions. From 1999 to 2001, Mr. Halvey was Executive Vice President of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
Mr. Halvey is a graduate of Tufts University (Magna Cum Laude), Emory University School of Business, and Emory University School of Law. He is a member of the Alliance for Downtown New York Board of Directors, the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York Board of Trustees, The Windward School Board of Trustees, and the Board of Advisors of Tufts University.
In 1995, Mr. Halvey was named one of the 40 most successful people under 40 by Crain’s New York and in 2006 was ranked the leading lawyer in his area of expertise by Chambers and Partners. He has been the subject of numerous other articles and features, including by Forbes, Information Week and Business Week. In 2011, Mr. Halvey was Legal Services NYC’s Corporate Leadership Honoree.
Mr. Halvey has written numerous articles for publication and has authored four books: Business Process Outsourcing Transactions: Process, Strategies and Contracts; Information Technology Outsourcing Transactions: Process, Strategies and Contracts; Data Processing Contracts; and Computer Law and Related Transactions. He was also an Executive Editor of Law Review at Emory and has won numerous other professional awards.
Morton H. Meyerson
Former Chair, President & CEO
Morton was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1938. He went to Paschal High School, where he played football and wore #72 like his father before him. After graduating magna cum laude from Paschal in 1956, Morton left Fort Worth to attend college at The University of Texas at Austin. While at UT, Morton was active in the a capella choir, fraternity life, student government, intramural football and the Texas Cowboys. He also found time to become a licensed pilot. Morton graduated from college in 1961 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Philosophy. In 2005, Morton was a recipient of The University of Texas Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Beginning in 1961, Morton served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Army with an occupational specialty involving automatic data processing. Morton also served in the active reserves from 1963 through 1969.
Morton began his business career in 1963 at Bell Helicopter. In 1966, he joined Electronic Data Systems, Inc. as a systems engineer trainee, ultimately becoming President and Vice Chair leading 45,000 employees. From 1971 through 1974, Morton served as the Chair and CEO of duPont Glore Forgan, a Wall Street brokerage firm. In 1984, Morton played a significant role in the sale of EDS to General Motors for $2.5 billion and became the top technology officer at General Motors and leading the IT organization. Two and a half years after the
sale to General Motors, with EDS’s revenue having grown four-fold, Morton retired.
From 1986 through 1992, Morton pursued private investment opportunities with Richard Rainwater, and was a coach for Michael Dell in the early days of the Company Dell. In 1992, Morton re–joined the corporate world as Chair and CEO of Perot Systems, retiring again in 1998. During his tenure, Perot Systems grew from 100 million to 1 billion in revenue, going from negative profits to over $90 million in pre tax profits. Currently, Morton is the Chair and CEO of 2M Companies, Inc.; Morton has been actively engaged in investment activities through 2M and its affiliates since 1985. Morton’s investment interests are diverse and have included financing, developing and managing real estate transactions, equity and debt financing for early–stage technology companies and early stage biotech.
Morton was elected into The American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2007 Class of Fellows. The Academy honors distinguished scientists, scholars and leaders in public affairs, business and the arts. From time to time, Morton has served on public and private company boards. Currently, Morton is active on the following boards:
• Chair (Non-Executive)—Alsbridge Inc., a global outsourcing, shared services and offshoring advisory firm. In 2011 Alsbridge was selected as the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors.
• Director—KDC Holdings, LLC, a leading commercial real estate development firm.
Morton and his family firmly believe in the Jewish philosophy of “Tzedakah”—the Hebrew word for the just and righteous giving required of Jews, and they pursue Tzedakah projects through The David Nathan Meyerson Private Foundation, a family foundation named after Morton’s late son. Morton devotes substantial time, effort and resources to the Foundation as the head of the board of trustees and is also an avid student of Judaism and Jewish history.
Morton currently serves on the board of the Dallas Symphony Association. In prior years, Morton has been involved with a variety oforganizations, including:
• Vice Chairman - the National Park Foundation
• Chairman—Dallas Symphony Association New Building Committee
• Chairman, Texas—National Research Laboratory Super Conducting Super Collider Project Commission
• Member—Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College
• Director—Japan Society USA
• Director—Dallas Museum of Art
• Director—Harry Ransom Center for Humanities Studies at The University of Texas at Austin
• Bass Singer—The Morris Beachy Singers and The Dallas Symphony Chorus
Morton was blessed with three children - Leslie, David and Marti. Leslie and her husband, Rob, and Marti and her husband, Jamie, each have three children. Morton enjoys spending as much time as possible with his six grandchildren. Morton's son, David, is deceased but his legacy is carried on by Morton, Marti, Leslie, and Leslie’s daughter, Julia, through the David Nathan Meyerson Private Foundation.
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