Global Vice President, M&A/Divestiture and ITO Strategy, Planning, and Implementation
The transformation of mature mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures approaches is well underway. Industry leaders have adopted composable architectures that leverage cloud-based platforms to gain a competitive advantage. Accelerating integration/separation timelines to just a few months, driving continuous synergy savings, dramatically reducing technical debt, and ensuring deal integrity through proper zero trust security controls are core outcomes from a modern M&A/Div strategy.
Stephen leads the M&A/Divestiture and ITO practice, which focuses on accelerating client success through inorganic transactions, emphasizing alignment across technology, risk, and operations. He has more than 25 years of industry experience spanning management consulting, professional services, enterprise IT, and hi-tech go-to-market responsibilities.
Prior to Zscaler, Stephen served as the VP/CTO for DXC Technology, where he focused on client digital transformation leveraging emerging technologies and industry-leading methodologies. Prior, he established Fidelity Investments’ Enterprise Technology Consulting practice, which addressed some of the firm's most complex business challenges. In addition, he has extensive experience leading enterprise IT organizations including PwC, Travelers Insurance, Juniper Networks, Cosine Communications, and AT&T.
Stephen earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of Rochester and attended MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Executive Education Program.