NorthPoint Digital Joins EY to Help Clients Navigate Era of Digital Disruption

Transaction fortifies EY's position as a leader of digital and user experience services

Nov 24, 2015, 12:00 ET from EY

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EY announced today that NorthPoint Digital, a leading digital solutions company, has joined Ernst & Young LLP in the US. NorthPoint Digital architects, builds and implements cohesive technology platforms that can power large scale websites, apps and portals across a variety of devices. The addition of NorthPoint Digital further enhances EY's digital innovation services.

"NorthPoint Digital offers unique IP and credentials that we can immediately leverage to help further our growth across a full range of digital capabilities that are critical for our clients," said Greg Jenko, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP and Americas Global Digital and Emerging Technology leader. "The talent we are bringing in can also help us embed digital capabilities in our services and sector offerings. These are skills that are increasingly in demand in a world that becomes more digitalized every day."

The deal will enhance EY's ability to provide digital and user experience services by adding nearly 100 experienced professionals to existing teams. These professionals have knowledge of a broad array of web technologies, content management systems (CMS), database technologies, search tools, back-end integration and front-end development tools.

The new resources and capabilities can provide clients an integrated approach across their strategy, customer, creative, experience, analytics, and technology functions. As a result, they can create improved customer and employee experiences while leveraging costs more efficiently. This technique is known as experience by design.

"This is a very big day for NorthPoint Digital and we are very excited to join EY," said Jeff Penner, NorthPoint Digital Managing Partner. "Our experience by design capabilities combined with EY's broad global reach can produce game-changing services for organizations around the world."

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