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Kevin Holian

Associate HiveMind Expert


Fully Available Immediately


London, United Kingdom



interim management

Business transformation

Business Continuity

Business Operational Design

Enterprise IT Governance

IT Cost Transparency

Nominated by

user image Mignon Mapplebeck

HM Expert since

Wednesday April 15, 2020


I am IT Leader operating at CIO and Executive level with experience in delivering business and technology process transformation to drive company growth, efficiency and profitability.
My leadership roles have covered the retail, entertainment and distribution industries, with International responsibility across Europe, Asia, ANZAC and South America.
I have a track record of shaping business strategy and aligning IT investment to this to deliver solutions and services.

Current role details

I have a consultancy role with British Association of Screened Entertainment to advise on the commercial model to generate revenues from their Film & TV, launch a new website and GDPR & IT compliance for both.

I have recently completed a role with a major UK retailer, to reorganise the IT Group and deliver major change programmes. Working with the GOO and CIO, I recommended and implemented a new IT operating model and structure aligning to the business strategy across the company. This covered Enterprise Technology, Security & Service Organisation model, enhanced PMO delivering improved portfolio planning and a series of Business Transformation programmes.

Roles & Results

WH Smith - Interim IT Leader/Consultant (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Reorganise the IT Group and deliver major change programmes. .
Delivery and Achievements
My Key Achievements include: - New IT Operating model and structure - Delivery of series of transformation programmes.

NBC Universal Pictures - International CIO (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
As the International CIO I was responsible for the IT strategy, Business & Technology Change Programmes and I.T. Operations to support the company growth and drive efficiency.
Delivery and Achievements
I established the International IT Business Transformation & Service group supporting 11 business groups, 34 countries, 50 locations and 4500 employees.

British Association of Screened Entertainment - Consultant Role Business & IT (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
Advise on the commercialisation of their Film & TV content database, launch a new website and GDPR for both.
Delivery and Achievements
Launched the Commercial business model, Jan 2020 and the website Dec 2019.

OKI Europe - EMEA CIO (Show / Hide Details)

Requirements / Actions
I was the EMEA CIO for OKI, a Global Japanese Company that manufactures, sells and distributes Printers, Telecom and Electronic products. I was responsible for 15 countries.
Delivery and Achievements
Delivered Supply Chain Forecast and Distribution systems, CRM for Sales & Marketing, Europe Finance Accounting System and overhaul of IT infrastructure

Industry Experience

Media and Entertainment

Retail and Consumer


Transport and Logistics

regional Experience


North America

South America