Managing Director Jonathan Wyatt to lead Protiviti Digital; providing services to assist organizations as they shift to innovative and digital business models
MENLO PARK, Calif., April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing demand from client companies to help them navigate the opportunities and risks associated with a variety of digital initiatives, global consulting firm Protiviti has launched an innovative multi-competency digitalization offering now known as Protiviti Digital. The firm has appointed Jonathan Wyatt, a managing director in Protiviti's Technology Consulting practice, as global head of the service offering.
"Digitization is transforming businesses throughout the world. Many organizations will go through radical transformation and, in some cases, completely reinvent themselves, to remain relevant and competitive in the face of rapid digital change," said Jim Pajakowski, executive vice president, global services, Protiviti. "Drawing on our global consulting experts in data and analytics, technology, internal audit, business performance, risk and compliance, and his own expertise, Jonathan tailors Protiviti cross-competency teams to fit the specific strengths, needs and requirements of our clients' digitalization programs."
Protiviti Digital services include:
- Digital Transformation Governance Strategy and Support
- Functional Transformation and Improvement
- Innovation and Cultural Change
- New Technologies Assessment and Implementation
"Today, organizations are struggling to come to terms with innovative disruption and the pace of change. We engage collaboratively with our clients to create a deep understanding of the risks and opportunities presented by new and emerging technologies and to think creatively about how they can use these technologies to improve business performance," said Wyatt. "We help our clients at any or all stages of transformation, so they can face the demands of the digital economy with confidence that the people, processes and technologies involved converge to create business and operational value today and in the future."
Companies typically need assistance with a combination of the following strategic imperatives, all of which can be addressed by Protiviti Digital:
- Customer Engagement – exploring new ways to build relationships with customers
- Digitizing Products and Services – launching new or enhanced products and investigating new business models
- Business Analytics and Decision Science – exploiting advanced data analytics to improve decision making
- Operational Performance – creatively using technology to improve performance
With 20 years of experience in IT consulting, Wyatt has worked with many of the largest companies in the world across a diverse range of industries, including financial services, energy and utilities, telecommunications, media and consumer products. Prior to joining Protiviti, he spent 10 years at a Big Four accounting firm. Wyatt is one of the founding members of Protiviti's operations in London, U.K. and has led the IT strategy, governance and risk management practice globally. He earned a Combined Honors First Class degree in mathematics and computation at the University of Oxford, U.K. He is a Certified Information System Auditor and is Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control. Wyatt is also a Chartered Accountant (ACA) – ICAEW and a member of The Institute of Internal Auditors.
For more information about Protiviti Digital, please visit https://www.protiviti.com/US-en/digital-transformation. Protiviti has produced several thought leadership publications about the topic of digitalization, including "Catching the Digital Wave of Change," which is available for complimentary download.
Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Through its network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, Protiviti and its independently owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data analytics, governance, risk and internal audit.
Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.
Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.
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