JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Solutions, LLC, a global firm that applies advanced analytics to solve the Big Data challenges of many of the world's leading organizations, today announced the hiring of Sterling McCullough as a Principal in the company's growing State and Local Government practice.
Mr. McCullough joins Opera Solutions with more than 30 years of experience in consulting, large-scale systems development, project management and business development, as well as over 20 years of experience working with Federal, State, and Local Government agencies. In his new role, Mr. McCullough will guide the company's analytics and consulting efforts with State and Local Government agencies nationally to generate cost savings across individual programs and improve overall business processes.
"I am excited to join Opera Solutions, a truly exceptional analytics company, and look forward to helping them expand upon an already impressive State and Local Government practice," said McCullough.
Mr. McCullough was formerly Director and Account Executive for Accenture's New York State Public Service practice, where he was responsible for the sales, delivery, staffing, and profitability of all State and Local Government consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing engagements in the State of New York. Prior to his tenure at Accenture, Mr. McCullough served as National Program Director for Health and Human Services (HHS) within Oracle's Public Sector Sales organization. Additionally, Mr. McCullough has also held senior positions with IBM Global Services, as well as Deloitte Consulting.
"Sterling's expertise and track record made him the ideal choice to help lead the State and Local Government Practice for Opera," said Rob Bothe, Chief Financial Officer of Opera Solutions. "We are pleased to add him to our team. Sterling will help execute our mission to improve program and business processes across State and Local Government agencies on a national level."
Mr. McCullough earned an MS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He currently resides in Albany, New York.
About Opera Solutions
Opera Solutions (www.operasolutions.com) drives rapid profit and performance improvement by delivering "Analytics As An Ongoing Service" to corporations and government. Founded in 2004, the firm has grown to 500+ employees and has offices in New York, Jersey City, San Diego, London, Paris, Shanghai, and New Delhi. Solutions Areas include Marketing Services, Credit and Risk Services, Global Markets Analytics, Supply Chain Services, Data Transformation Services, and Custom Applications. Opera brings all its Solutions Areas to bear on problems facing state, local, federal, and international governments through its dedicated Government team. For more information, visit Opera Solutions at www.operasolutions.com or email email@example.com.
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