Laura Hemenway With Paradigm Solutions Rob Buelow and Amy O’Reilly With AZNext
Paradigm Solutions leads knowledge driven success through Technology and Business Transformation.
Paradigm Solutions’ portfolio includes Fortune 10, Small Business, Public, Private, Public Sector, and Non-Proit industry wide initiatives ranging from Assessment to Optimization to Transformation.
Paradigm Solutions LLC is a woman owned consultancy based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Laura Hemenway is Founder and Principal of Paradigm Solutions, a consultancy leading knowledge driven success through Technology and Business Transformation
Laura’s broad and deep technical experience, strong business acumen, and lifelong passion as an educator and mentor power her success as a technology and business transformation leader.
Her technology career spanning roles as Developer, Business Analyst, Solution Architect, Project Manager, PMO Director, and Fractional CIO afford her the in-depth expertise to communicate, collaborate, and drive results.
Laura shares her passion and expertise as an Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business Guest Speaker, AZNext Contributor, and Title I School STEAM Mentor.
Connect with Laura on LinkedIn.
AZNext is a public-private partnership to address the acute need for mid- to high-skilled workforce in information technology (IT)/cybersecurity and advanced manufacturing within Arizona and across the nation. AZNext brings together employers, a Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) workforce development network, state-level economic development organizations, and industry partnerships, while creating a model for replication across the Southwest and the US.
Led by Arizona State University (ASU), AZNext includes three key innovations by creating: (a) modular, flexible, and progressively higher-skill career pathways in IT/cybersecurity and advanced manufacturing sectors; (b) new flexible ASU digital courseware (convert existing and new courses) on an innovative digital platform; and (c) next-level collaborations with employers and among industry associations and workforce development organizations to provide various training experiences.
Rob Buelow is the Program Director for the AZNext Workforce Training Accelerator Partnership Grant. Teaming ASU with Industry/Community Partners to develop the next generation workforce in Advance Manufacturing and Information Systems.
Over 20 years of industry experience in project and program management, process design and improvement, program implementations, team leadership, and business and customer management.
Master of Business Administration, WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science, Business Operations, DeVry University
Amy O’Reilly is the Project Manager for AZNext at Arizona State University and works closely with industry and community partners to develop innovative work-based learning programs in high-growth sectors.
Originally from Chicago, Amy graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communication, a minor in International Studies, and a TESOL certification. Amy taught English in Japan with the JET Program before beginning her career in higher education with Arizona State University in 2016.
Amy completed her MBA at ASU in 2019 with a focus in international business and marketing. She is determined to help all learners further their education with industry-relevent experience and knowledge of how to reach their personal and professional goals.