BiographyMr. James W. Huguelet, PMP, is the President of The Huguelet Group LLC, a provider of strategic information technology consulting and project management services. Among his areas of expertise, he currently works with companies to assess the regulatory compliance of their payment systems, identify the strategic objectives that need to be accomplished, and then implement effective mitigation & implementation programs. His insights on PCI compliance have appeared numerous times in national publications such as Computerworld, Convenience Store News, & NACS Magazine and he has spoken on PCI at conferences such as NACS, NACStech, the PCATS Annual Conference, the SIGMA Executive Leadership Conference & Annual Meeting, the VeriFone Retail Payments Conference, and the VeriFone Customer Forum.
Prior to his work with The Huguelet Group LLC, Mr. Huguelet was the Chief Information Officer of Aquascape, Inc., the largest manufacturer and distributor of products used in the construction of residential water gardens and water features in North America. Prior to joining Aquascape, James held a variety of director-level positions in sales, product development, and consulting management at IntegrationWare (later Practicity), a venture capital-backed software product and consulting company whose clients included Abbott Laboratories, GE Capital, McDonald’s Corporation, and the Walgreen Company.
Mr. Huguelet received his B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois and is a member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) & Project Management Institute (PMI).