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Kevin O Toole

Chief of Transformation Applications and Digital Officer, State of Illinois

As the lead for the transformative ERP program at the State, Kevin is in charge of a team of 200+ employees and consultants with over $250M of budget.  Kevin is responsible for the strategic direction of ERP and the information and business technology transformation across the State of Illinois.

Before joining Illinois, Kevin was Vice President and led the global integration of the entire IT department for a private sector company.  He was able to turnaround an underperforming IT department of 200+ and create a trusted advisor relationship with his business counterparts.  Through this partnership, he enabled the company to leverage SAP/ERP,, business analytics, integrated mobility and other strategic platforms resulting in millions of dollars of savings and increased sales.

Prior to that, Kevin was the Senior Director of a private company with a team of 100+. Some of his main responsibilities included global strategy, executive leadership, program governance and business and IT value formation.

Kevin has also worked with SAP as a Senior Consultant and Accenture as a Senior Manager.

Kevin has an MBA from Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree from Bentley University.