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Strategic alignment is not easy; it means understanding how your strategy is going to be enabled by the different investments your organization is slated to make, and then agreeing how to prioritize these initiatives in a deliberate and consistent manner.

Michael Gilbert

EY Consumer Products, Retail and Life Sciences Consulting Leader

Contact and profile information for Michael Gilbert, Consumer Products, Retail and Life Sciences Consulting Leader, based in Toronto.

Michael leads EY’s Consumer Products, Retail and Life Sciences consulting business and brings extensive knowledge in large-scale, tech-enabled transformation. His areas of focus include senior executive mobilization, generating strategic alignment and value track & trace.

Prior to his current role, Michael led EY’s Platforms business, delivering ERP integration services to Canadian organizations across several different sectors. Before joining EY in 2016, Michael was a partner at one of the largest information technology companies in the world, holding a variety of different leadership roles.

Michael holds a Master of Business Administration jointly through Schulich and Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University. He earned his Bachelor’s degree at McGill University, in Montréal.   

Michael is a board of member of Pancreatic Cancer Canada and serves as the Chair of the Fundraising Committee.

How Michael is building a better working world

“When we make technology decisions in the context of achieving discrete business outcomes, we transform I.T. from a service function into a strategic partner that enables long term value creation.”

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