Danny Miller is a principal in Grant Thornton’s Business Advisory Services group in the Philadelphia office and is a member of the leadership group for business consulting, which includes technology, cybersecurity and business consulting for the firm in the U.S. He is also the national solution practice lead for cybersecurity for the firm in the U.S. He is a member of Grant Thornton’s national Higher Education and Not-for-Profit leadership group. Danny has over twenty-five years of experience in the Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Business Consulting and Audit fields.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Danny was a partner for a consulting firm where he was responsible for all client delivery operations, QA and IT for the firm. Danny has a range of international experience as a director for an international consulting firm, a software developer, database administrator, a global IT audit manager, and the CIO of a group of European-based e-commerce companies. He also has experience in data privacy laws and standards including all ISO standards regarding data governance protection and the European Union’s Directive 95/46/EC on data privacy. He has extensive experience in cybersecurity, privacy, IT strategy and transformation and business transformation using technology as a catalyst.
Danny has comprehensive experience in a variety of industries, including higher education, not-for-profit, financial services, banking, oil, gas, consumer and industrial products, Internet, construction, real estate and manufacturing. He has broad experience in those same industries internationally, including European Union countries and Southeast Asia.
Phil is a professional with 30-years of experience in the management and operations of information technology and information technology consulting. He has been involved in the day-to-day management of system development projects, the establishment of Standards Procedures and Guidelines for software engineering, quality engineering and change management at major institutions. He has extensive experience in bringing new technologies and software engineering disciplines into Financial Services. Previously Phil was the CIO at The Harry Fox Agency and CTO at both TheVitaminShoppe.com and Mibrary. He has also been a Managing Director at SHL SystemHouse with responsibility for its Northeast Region, Vice President of Technology at Citibank and National Director at Coopers & Lybrand
Rocco Maggiotto is a Managing Director member of HPSquared’s Business Advisory Council and a retired Executive Vice President and Global Head of Customer and Distribution Management for Zurich Financial Services General Insurance Business. Mr. Maggiotto was responsible for the development and implementation of Zurich’s customer and distribution management strategies, their global industry practices, and Chairman of General Insurance’s Growth Agenda. Mr. Maggiotto held this position since June 2006, recently retired and joined HPSquared LLC as a Business Advisory Council Member. As a Council member, Mr. Maggiotto consults with Financial Services and Insurance Companies.
Prior to joining Zurich, Mr. Maggiotto’s career was divided equally between management consulting and financial services executive roles. He was a Senior Executive Advisor in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Management Consulting business where he specialized in finance and risk management, strategic design for client development and integrated client relationship management processes. Rocco’s previous career has included roles as Chairman of Client Development for the Parent Company of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. as well as Senior Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a member of their Global Leadership Team and Global Markets Leader. This role included PwC’s global industry practices, their client relationship management programs, and strategic planning, e-business and marketing and communications functions. Rocco was also a Vice Chairman for the former Coopers & Lybrand as well as Managing Partner of their New York region, and Chairman of C&L’s financial services industry practice worldwide. Rocco also developed and managed Coopers & Lybrand’s US Financial Consulting Business. Before that, Rocco was a Partner with KPMG Management Consulting Practice and, for 16 prior years, held management positions in a New York banking institution, covering areas of finance, operations, management information systems and corporate services.
Mr. Maggiotto holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance. He is also a certified systems’ professional. He is on the Boards of the Ronald McDonald House of New York, The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, and the Council of Governing Bodies of New York States private colleges and universities. He is also on the Board of Directors of inXpay, a private company specializing in matching of commercial invoice and payment vouchers; and Lucid Inc. Lucid is a medical device and information technology Company that develops, manufacturers, markets and sells FDA cleared non-invasive diagnostic confocal imagers for accessing skin lesions suspicious for skin cancer.