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Watch Our On-Demand Webinar: Don't Waste a Serious Crisis

Debasish Mishra, former VP & Chief Architect, NBCUniversal 
Ian Stendera, VP of Customer Success, Ardoq

Original Date: Tuesday, 28th of April, 2020
Duration: 45 min


In the middle of the crisis we are in, it’s easy to get distracted by the fears of recession and of losing your job. It’s tough times, but one thing we do know, is that this state of things will come to an end. Another thing that is certain, is that your CMDB does have hygiene issues, your applications most certainly need some inventory work, processes could do with improvements and then it’s that technical debt. In this fireside chat, Debasish Mishra and Ian Stendera talks through the most important tactical preparations that will set your EA Practice up for success. 

Watch the webinar and get access to the slides, Q&A, and a hand-picked list of useful resources now.

From this webinar, you will learn:

  • What concrete actions you should take now when it comes to maintenance
  • What strategic work you should focus on now
  • How to set your EA team up for success


Debasish Mishra, Host, The Digital Enterprise

Debasish Mishra is a seasoned digital transformation leader with experience modernizing technology and practices in multiple industries. Most recently, he served as VP & Chief Architect for NBCUniversal where he was responsible for enterprise and solution architecture across the breadth of the NBCU brands and enterprise functions. In his role, he drove the strategy for NBCU’s enterprise digital transformation – influencing the enterprise data and integration strategies, stewarding the application development center of excellence and the cloud infrastructure teams, amongst other initiatives. He received an award for Cloud Innovation by the American Business Association.

Prior to joining NBCU, Debasish held architecture leadership roles at Corning, Microsoft, and Merck. He holds a Masters degree in management science from Carnegie Mellon University and completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan. He recently launched a podcast, “The Digital Enterprise,” to share insights and best practices about enterprise digital transformation.


Ian Stendara, VP of Customer Success, Ardoq

Ian Stendera is VP of Customer Success and part of the Executive Team at Ardoq. Working with Ardoq since 2015, he has built teams across sales, marketing, and customer success. Over the last few years, Ian has led the customer success team working closely with EA teams and leaders to ensure they realize the objectives of their enterprise architecture initiatives. Ian has a passion for solving the business problems that EAs are often tasked with resolving and with Ardoq, he has helped his customers change the way they work through collaboration, automation, and leadership in change management.