This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Jeff Kempiners, Top-ranking IT and Business Strategist, Leading Global Executive and Visionary, Avanade Inc.
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Jeff Kempiners.
Mr. Jeff Kempiners leads the strategic direction and growth of Avanade globally. Avanade has more than 7,200 professionals in 22 countries, including more than 230 in its Canadian business, which has offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa and Montreal. Recently, the company grew its business by 25%.
A seasoned leader, Mr. Kempiners has more than 12 years of experience in IT management and consulting. Mr. Kempiners joined Avanade in August 2000 as a Solution Architect in the US-Central region. Most recently, he served as Avanade Canada Capability Director for Infrastructure and Application Solutions, and then Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Avanade, Mr. Kempiners was employed with Accenture in a variety of roles, including Systems Analyst, Project Manager, and Engagement Manager for large customer accounts in all industries.
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