SEATTLE, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Slalom Consulting has expanded its presence in the Northeast with a new office in Boston, appointing Russell Norris as general manager. With nearly 20 years of business leadership experience, Norris brings global insights and deep industry knowledge to the position. A Boston native, Norris is uniquely positioned to understand the specific needs of the local business community. By partnering with local companies to offer the best in business and technology solutions and building a robust Boston employee base, Slalom Boston will help local businesses drive enterprise performance and solve their most complex business challenges.
"I am thrilled to begin building a new Slalom team and look forward to bringing Slalom's brand values to the Boston community," said Russell Norris. "By combining the best of Slalom's capabilities in areas such as analytics, business intelligence and customer relationship management with dedicated employees who have a deep knowledge and understanding of the market, we can help local enterprises accelerate innovation and reinvent their business and technology strategies."
Recruitment and community involvement are top of mind for Norris as he plans to hire 300 consultants over the next several years. Recognizing the importance of local knowledge and a motivated workforce, Russell aims to recruit Boston-based individuals who are dedicated to the local community and looking to build long-term careers with Slalom.
"We are excited to expand Slalom's presence in the Northeast. With Russell's experience and deep ties to the community, we know the addition of the Boston office will help us better serve our client base and fuel innovation in the region," said John Tobin, Slalom's national general manager.
In the Northeast, Slalom Consulting currently has an office in Hartford, Conn. and opened a New York, N.Y., office last April. For more information about Slalom Consulting or career opportunities with the Boston office, please visit www.slalom.com.
About Slalom Consulting
Slalom Consulting brings business and technology expertise together to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance the customer experience, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in such areas as business intelligence, mobility and cloud through a national network of local offices across 11 North American cities.
Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, Wash., Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 1,500 consultants. The company has earned recognition from Microsoft as the "United States Partner of the Year" and "Online Services Partner of the Year," as well as one of the "Top 10 Best Firms to Work For" by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit www.slalom.com.
SOURCE Slalom Consulting