New York City, New York (PRWEB) January 06, 2015
West Monroe Partners, a full-service North American business and technology consultancy, today announced that John Galioto has joined the firm as a senior director in its Technology practice, based in New York City. He has more than 25 years of experience in strategic management consulting, application development, and system integration for Fortune 500 companies worldwide.
A recognized expert in lean and agile methodologies, Galioto will provide leadership and experienced guidance for clients implementing technology solutions to improve operations, differentiate service, and drive other business goals. His global experience spans the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa, and he has worked with clients across an array of industries, including financial services, insurance, education, transportation, media, and others.
“Technology is a key common denominator in the type of complex transformation that our clients are undertaking to respond to market changes, compete more effectively, and enhance performance. In this environment, speed to market is critical, and John Galioto has an exceptional track record for helping clients implement—and more importantly—begin realizing tangible benefits from technological advancements,” said Gil Mermelstein, West Monroe Partners’ New York office leader. “We are fortunate to add his experience and executive relationship management skills to our team.”
Galioto joins West Monroe Partners from Cyrus Innovation, a New York-based agile software development consultancy for which he was chief operating officer. In addition to optimizing business operations, he also delivered services to clients in the financial services, education, multimedia, and other industries.
“I am impressed by West Monroe Partners’ ability to field teams with a strong blend of business and technology expertise, which is critical in situations of transformational change,” said Galioto. “I look forward to bringing my experience to bear for clients seeking to seize opportunities in their evolving markets.”
Galioto’s more than a decade of executive management experience also includes roles as North American CEO/managing director for Valtech, a French provider of agile/lean-based software development, training, and consulting services for multinational businesses; COO/managing director for ThoughtWorks, a London and New York-based IT consultancy with a diverse global clientele; and vice president in the trade-finance product and services group for American Management Systems, Inc. (later acquired by CGI Group).
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from State University of New York at Albany and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance with a concentration in International Business from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.