BOSTON and LONDON, October 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Emergn, a global professional services firm, today announced the addition of Lawrence Rupp to their leadership team. Lawrence joins Emergn as Executive Vice-President and Global Head of Sales.
In this new role, Lawrence will be responsible for leading business development, growth initiatives and customer experience for Emergn. His role includes helping influence and shape marketing and strategic alliances. With over 20 years of execution leadership experience, Lawrence has deep expertise working strategically with a range of worldwide clients; his passion for customers permeates through everything he stands for and his actions will help Emergn continue a strong growth path in serving Fortune and Global 2000 clients.
Lawrence joins Emergn from a successful career with leading companies including the Services Business Unit for IGATE (now CapGemini) where his strengths defined a growth platform for the company. He was instrumental in encouraging a culture of trust, integrity, and customer first mentality that both his clients and team took notice of. He was responsible for marketing, sales, delivery, architecture, and ideation that led to several new landmark customers during his tenure.
Previously Lawrence has held leadership roles at Accenture, VMware, EMC, and CA where his focus on clients has been integral to his customers' success over the past two decades. Larry holds two Engineering degrees - Aerospace and Mechanical.
"Having Larry join us at this stage in our company's growth is significant. Emergn has become a respected and sought after professional services company because of our approach in blending high touch, white glove consulting services with transformative learning using our action-learning education product, VFQ. Larry's experience and approach to business will be a core component of our continued success as we strengthen the way we serve our clients" said Alex Adamopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of Emergn.
ABOUT EMERGN AND VFQ
Emergn Limited work with many of the world's leading companies, solving the business problems in IT and the IT problems in business. Every organization is different, every problem unique, so we work alongside our clients to deliver bespoke solutions. To do that, we blend Agile and Lean principles in consulting, delivery and education. With these three services, we believe we can best help organizations transform their own, and their people's, capabilities.
VFQ is a comprehensive work-based education and learning program. VFQ is researched from hundreds of books and articles from the fields of Agile, Lean, design thinking, systems thinking, management, software, manufacturing and many other disciplines. It provides a condensed view and critique that considers the latest thinking and also traditional views on many topics.
Our philosophy is based on the idea that different people learn in different ways, and that the most impactful learning happens when people understand things and then get to apply those concepts directly in their own work. VFQ has been chosen by the British Computer Society (BCS) to underpin their Agile Practitioner Certification.