Global IT consulting and business process services company Wipro Limited has hired Deloitte Consulting veteran Jason Eichenholz as senior vice president and global partnerships lead. Previously, Eichenholz was Deloitte Consulting's national sales director, cloud.
Eichenholz brings more than 20 years experience working in enterprise technology, and will now lead Wipro’s efforts across all partnerships.
At Deloitte Consulting, he created joint go-to-market campaigns with Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, VMware, Oracle Cloud and Salesforce/Mulesoft, according to Wipro.
Earlier, Eichenholz was part of the leadership team that founded Deloitte Digital and established an ecosystem of partners and offerings centered around Salesforce. He also held leadership positions at Oracle and Siebel Systems after starting his consulting career at PwC.
Eichenhol, based in the Miami, Florida, reports to Chief Growth Officer Stephanie Trautman
Wipro Hires Eichenholz: Executive Commentary
Trautman commented on the hire:
“As clients accelerate their cloud programs and reimagine their businesses, they want their partners to come together and deliver a seamless, innovative solution and a great client experience. I am thrilled that Jason will be leading our Global Partnerships. He brings to Wipro extensive Cloud experience, relationships with several of our key partners and a passion for growth. He will have a strong team of leaders from across our business who will define and champion our success with our partners and with our clients.”
“I am excited to have the opportunity to lead Wipro’s Global Partnerships organization and help our clients take advantage of the latest cloud and digital technologies to accelerate their business. With the launch of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services and Wipro’s industry expertise, we will look to expand existing technology partnerships, develop new ones, and architect innovative, industry specific solutions and ecosystems that we can bring to our clients.”
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