Eric Kimberling, Managing Partner, Panorama Consulting Solutions
Dan Faia, Executive Vice President, Datix
Robert Sicora, Founder and Principal, Sicora Consulting
Sheldon Needle, Owner, CTSguides


Eric Kimberling

Managing Partner
Panorama Consulting Solutions

After 15 years of ERP consulting at large firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers and SchlumbergerSema, Eric Kimberling realized the need for an independent consulting firm that really understand both ERP and the business benefits it can enable.

Eric is the founder and Managing Partner of Panorama Consulting Solutions, an independent ERP consulting firm in Denver, Colorado, and is recognized as a leading expert in the international ERP and enterprise systems market. Eric has broad experience and expertise in ERP software selection, project management, organizational change management, contract negotiations and expert witness testimony. His background includes Big Four consulting experience and working with more than 150 global clients in manufacturing, distribution, retail, energy, utilities, non-profit and government.

Throughout his career, Eric has helped dozens of high-profile and global companies with their ERP initiatives, including Kodak, Samsonite, Coors, Duke Energy and Lucent Technologies. In addition to his extensive ERP experience, Eric has also helped clients with business process reengineering, merger and acquisition integration, business process optimization, lean manufacturing, strategic planning and Six Sigma and value stream analysis. Eric holds an MBA from Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

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Dan Faia

Executive Vice President

Dan Faia is the Executive Vice President at Datix Inc, an enterprise software consulting firm that has specialized enterprise software implementation and ERP integration for 18 years. As a global executive in Sales and Marketing with over 20 years of business experience, Faia himself has been through multiple ERP and CRM selection processes and implementations in industries as far ranging as Industrial Automation, Metal Fabrication and Test & Measurement—servicing about any Marketyou could name.

As such, Faia is an expert in using technology and software to support business processes and is a firm believer in the power of integrating enterprise systems to realize their true value.

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Robert Sicora

Founder and Principal
Sicora Consulting

Dr. Robert T. Sicora brings 20+ years of experience in business and consulting to his practice. His background includes strategic human resources, organization development and process management in the technology and premiered industrial manufacturing industries, among others. He has worked in for-profit, nonprofit and academic environments for small, medium and large growth-orientated companies. Dr. Sicora specializes in strategy, organizational culture, trust, employee engagement, process management, leadership development and team effectiveness.

Dr. Sicora completed his Doctorate of Education (EdD) at the University of St. Thomas in the field of Organization Development. His dissertational study was on personality styles of leaders, their employees, and the impact styles have on a culture of trust within organizations. Dr. Sicora also holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Minnesota.

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Sheldon Needles

Sheldon Needle


Prior to creating created CTSguides in 1984, Sheldon Needle worked as a controller, software designer and consultant. CTS was the first service to publish independent research on accounting software for PCs, and eventually expanded into several industries including construction, professional services and ERP for manufacturing.

Thousands of consultants and end users have relied on CTS content for guidance in their software search. Needle has been widely published as a contributing editor to the Journal of Accountancy and been a frequent speaker at AICPA conferences. He has degrees from Syracuse University and American University in Finance and Accounting.

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