Steve Raye

Senior Vice President, Transformation Delivery

“Companies with well developed strategic plans and solid frameworks for execution are best positioned to capitalize on the disruption of an emerging digital economy rather than being victimized by it.”Steve Raye

Experience

Steve is a business-focused technology consultant, executive, and entrepreneur with Fortune 500, Big 6, not-for-profit, and startup experience. He has a proven ability to quickly master functional and technical environments across a diverse range of industries and effectively partner with C-level clients to design and implement transformative business solutions. Steve is experienced in the leadership of very large development organizations and project teams, as well as in the management of mission-critical, complex project portfolios and the delivery of enterprise-class software applications.

Steve is based in St. Louis where he leads the firm’s local business development and delivery activities, key account strategies, and various corporate development initiatives.

Career Highlights

  • Senior director of IT for a major telecommunications company responsible for a full life-cycle CRM development organization comprised of over 400 IT and business professionals delivering applications to over 30,000 end-users
  • Co-founder of a 50-person management and technology consulting firm specializing in multi-channel contact centers, self-service, and knowledge management that was acquired by a leading enterprise software company
  • Facilitator of numerous business and IT strategic planning engagements leveraging a variety of techniques including Strategy 101, Strategy Mapping / Balanced Scorecard, Blue Ocean Strategy, and Crossing the Chasm

Viewpoint

“We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in computing paradigms from traditional client/ server architectures to a world of cloud computing and connected devices. The push to digitize the enterprise to compete in an emerging digital economy can be seen in nearly all industries. Companies with well developed strategic plans and solid frameworks for execution are best positioned to capitalize on this disruption rather than being victimized by it.”