Author - Leonard J. Hardy
Leonard Hardy is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago. Len is the Director of Architecture and Innovation and the Chief Architect at Northern Trust.
He is responsible for development and implementation of IT solution and enterprise architecture strategies to unify and standardize deliverables across the Northern Trust’s global technology organization.
Architecture and Innovation (A&I) also champions Research and Development efforts to identify innovation opportunities and their associated business impacts, partnering with other IT and business stakeholders to determine business value and impact/benefit to development partners. Migrating new and innovative technologies into the approved Development Patterns where appropriate is also a responsibility of A&I.
He holds a BS degree in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University and has 33 years of experience in the industry.