Juan Ostrowski



Multicultural Experience

Trilingual (Spanish, German, English), conversational in Brazilian Portuguese Working experience in Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Finland, Netherlands, Norway and UK.  

IS / Technology

Hands-on implementation experience of Oracle e-business Suite Modules (from 10.7 to Finance: GL, AP, AR, XTR, GCS, FA, OFA, BIS Supply Chain: OE, INV, PO, BOM, WIP Planning: Oracle Demand Planning Implemented other ERP’s for mid-market companies Designed a multicurrency, multicompany, FASB 9 and 52 compliant ERP Designed a fully configurable “Tax Engine” for tax calculation, tax withholdings and tax reporting. Integrated ERP with legacy and e-commerce systems Very knowledgeable on MS Office/OpenOffice tools, MS-Projects, Win OS and basic Linux knowledge.  

Business / Financial / Accounting

Accounting, Cost Management and Budgeting Consolidation and reporting process design and execution Shared Services design and implementation Big four audit experience  

Sales and Pre-sales

Led presales consulting efforts – working closely with CXO level executives Designed solutions and built proposals Developed and implemented pre-sales methodology and toolkit that streamlined the pre-sales process and added higher visibility for executives Consistently outperformed sales targets  


Experienced Project / Program Manager on ERP, HRMS and Supply Chain Planning Projects in different countries and languages. Successfully implemented more than 20 ERP’s on large to mid sized companies. Experienced in: Project Planning and Management Business process reengineering ERP Implementations Customer and Expectations management Change Management Training Support  

Work History

Work History
Aug 2005 - Present

Pre-Sales Office Director

IT Convergence
  • Pre-Sales and Program Management Office

    • Proposal development and Presales Consulting – Global Region

    • Proposal and Contract QA

    • Project Management for Global Projects

    • Recruiting process support

    • Developed and implemented a Project Delivery Toolkit and Standards

    • Developed and implemented Sales Methodology and Toolkit

    • Knowledge Repository Design and Implementation

  • Google Argentina Oracle Financials Rollout (07/07 – 11/07)

    • Engagement Manager for the Argentina rollout

  • Coeur d’Alene Mexico Financials rollout assessment – (09/07)

    • Project Manager for the pre-implementation assessment

  • Coeur d’Alene Argentina, Chile and Bolivia HRMS Strategy Assessment – (10/06)

    • Project Manager for the pre-implementation assessment

  • Electronic Arts South Africa – (10/06 – 01/07)

    • Project Manager for Oracle Financials and Distribution rollout of APAC Design

    • Managed on-site consultants and Nearshore Development Team

  • NACA Logistics (Vanguard Logistics) Argentina and Chile Rollout – (02/06 – 09/06)

    • Project Manager for Oracle Applications rollout of Global Design – Argentina, Chile

    • Financial Modules + Localization + integration with core systems

  • Tahitian Noni (Morinda) Norway Rollout – (01/06)

    • Led Oracle Applications rollout

    • Localization and go live support

  • Borland EMEA Rollout (09/05-10/05)

    • Supported EMEA (UK, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Germany) rollout and data conversions.

    • Supported Italy Training

Feb 2001 - Aug 2005


Bearingpoint Inc. / Formerly KPMG Consulting
  • Alsea - Shared Services and Oracle Financials implementation for a Mexican Fast Food Chain – more than 500 stores - 03/04 – 03/05

    • Oracle Apps Solution Architect

    • Led finance area implementation – GL, Consolidation, Reporting, Tax, Fixed Assets, OFA, Cash Management and Treasury.

  • Grupo Posadas - Shared Services and Oracle Financials implementation for a Mexican Hotel Chain – more than 150 companies – 03/03 – 02/04

    • Led finance area implementation – GL, Consolidation, Reporting, Tax, Fixed Assets, Projects, Business Intelligence Cash Management and Treasury

    • Team of more than 15 people in charge – consultants, subcontractors and key users

    • Successfully went-live after six months with 17 companies

    • Implemented an aggressive rollout schema, adding 15 companies per month to the SSC.

  • Embraer - Marketplace and Supply Chain Implementation for a Brazilian Aerospace company – 10/01 – 12/02

    • Led the Oracle Demand Planning implementation for airplane spare parts

    • Participated in the design and analysis phase for the implementation of an Advanced Supply Chain Planning solution.

  • Readers Digest - Global Oracle Financials and Supply Chain implementation for a publishing company – 01/01 – 09/01

    • Nordic Supply Chain Project and legacy integration – Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark

    • Benelux Supply Chain Retrofit Project – Netherlands and Belgium

    • Latin America – Southern Cone Financials Project – Brazil and Argentina

  • Actively participated on sales and presales.

May 1991 - Oct 2002

Accounting and Cost Analyst

Redex (currently Fischer Argentina)
Jan 1998 - Jan 2001

Free Lance Consultant

  • Led a Sales and Distribution Oracle Financials Implementation for a Technology and Computer Distributor in Argentina.

    • Sales and Distribution

    • RMA’s

    • Accounts receivable

    • Treasury

  • Worked on system design and integration for e-commerce

  • Led Presales consulting for Oracle partners

Apr 1994 - Dec 1997


Carou & Asociados (ERP Software Factory)
  • Led the ERP implementation on more than 20 midsized companies and non for profit organizations

  • Actively participated on system design and development

  • Led Presales consulting

Apr 1993 - Mar 1994

Cost and Budgeting Analyst

Aseo (Waste Management Inc.)
Sep 1989 - Feb 1991

Semisenior Auditor

KPMG Argentina




  • Recycling and Environmental Industry
  • Bottom of the Pyramid initiatives
  • Start-Up's and Entrepeneurship


Result oriented and driven team playerTwenty years of business experienceFifteen years of IT/ERP consulting experience on a wide range of markets, solution footprints, countries and languagesVery solid business backgroundExcellent communication skills Creative and flexibleFond of technologyInterested in Start-Ups, Program Management, Consultative Sales, Business Development and new Challenges