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John Cartoux

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    • Washington, DC, 20005
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John Cartoux is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in Washington, DC. Mr. Cartoux is a member of the Telecom, Media and Technology Solutions group. He has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of technology and operations. Mr. Cartoux is an expert in digital strategy, digital transformation, large-scale project management, operational effectiveness improvement, enterprise system architecture and data modeling.

Mr. Cartoux is currently involved with the design of a new operating model for the newsrooms of COX Media newspapers, particularly focusing on the centralization of copy desks and digital services. In addition, he is working with Gatehouse media newspapers on the design of a new centralized digital organization.

For a publisher and direct marketer with operations in 25 countries, Mr. Cartoux has launched an enterprise data modeling and governance initiative, designed the structure of the conceptual layers of the model and brought his BI expertise to the design of a new business intelligence initiative supporting the international financial reporting requirements. He has been particularly involved with the hubbing and off-shoring  of key marketing functions.

Mr. Cartoux was the lead architect and technical project manager for Sotheby’s international web initiative. Under his leadership, the company’s web-supporting architecture was redesigned to include a companywide CMS supporting multi-lingual web sites and registrations processes, and a new cloud-based email infrastructure. Mr. Cartoux designed the enterprise data model to support the new content management and delivery architecture.

Mr. Cartoux was the content and marketing leader in a multi-disciplinary FTI Consulting team that led the operational improvement of the Scripps Newspapers chain. He was particularly involved in developing digital content sharing and distribution models on multiple platforms, redesigning a flexible staffing model for the newsroom and led the centralization of the copy desks.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Cartoux was the chief operating officer and chief technology officer of BHW. He was the chief architect for this software as a service (Saas) CRM company and personally supervised the design and development, as well as the implementation of all the companies’ clients. Before BWH, Mr. Cartoux was a senior project manager at TEOCO, the leading provider of cost-management solutions for the communications and entertainment industry.

Before that, Mr. Cartoux was the president and chief executive officer of M-SAT Corporation, the U.S. subsidiary of a European satellite image publishing company specialized in the production of large satellite image mosaics for the advertising, educational and consumer markets. He started the U.S. operations of M-SAT devising preliminary channel strategy and negotiating distributorships with magazines and newspapers, such as The Boston Globe, and national institutions, such as the Smithsonian.

Mr. Cartoux has a PhD in computer sciences and image processing from the University Blaise Pascal in France. His thesis work pioneered several concepts for the authentication of faces from automatic 3D image analysis that paved the way for current biometric applications.

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