- Highly accomplished business architect and change agent with both consulting and operational experience
- Expert in enterprise transformation and merger integration
- Expertise in business and operational model transformation, enterprise customer relationship management and M&A
- Trusted advisor to senior executives and boards of directors with proven track record of delivering results
Vince has more than twenty years of consulting and IT management experience. An expert in enterprise transformation and merger integration, he has advised companies and served in interim operating leadership roles across several industries, including high tech, software and IT services. Specialties include revamping and scaling business models and organizational design, enterprise customer relationship management and developing and executing rapid integration and divestiture plans. He is a trusted advisor to senior executives and boards of directors with a proven track record of delivering improved shareholder returns.
Most recently, Vince has worked extensively with private equity investors and their portfolio companies on mergers and acquisitions. Highlights of this work include the following:
Vince served as interim Operations Officer and Advisor to the CEO, Board and Blackstone for Cloudreach, LLC, a cloud consultancy and solutions provider acquired by Blackstone in February 2017. He was responsible for scaling the Cloudreach infrastructure and re-architecting operations to accommodate organic hyper growth and accelerated inorganic growth. He rebuilt the back office along a shared services model, fortified the operating model, enhanced organizational capability, drove disruptive digital process and IT transformation, and championed merger integration of two acquired US targets.
Prior to his Blackstone assignment, Vince served in a Board appointed role as Corporate Development and Merger Integration Executive for Education Corporation of America (ECA), a Willis-Stein Partners mid-market portfolio company. He was responsible for leading the acquisition and integration of Kaplan University into ECA, scaling the business by 2x in enrolled student base, doubling the campus footprint and revamping the on-line pedagogy and delivery.
Vince served as Senior Vice President, Business Integration for Expert Global Solutions, a $2 billion company owned by One Equity Partners. He drove the integration and transformation of several acquisitions and led a carve-out of legacy business units with total transaction value over $1 billion within 3 years. He achieved over $50 million of synergies and related savings through re-vamping the operating model, driving process and SAP-ERP efficiencies, and delivering benefits from integration and segmentation.
Prior to his mergers and acquisitions private equity assignments, Vince was Global Vice President, Systems Integration at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services. He was accountable for all aspects of HP’s services solutions and managed relationships with the business unit’s top 20 accounts globally. Vince delivered revenue growth of 8% with 2% increased profit by repositioning the go-to-market and service delivery model. He also secured 90% of client contract renewals.
Before joining HP, Vince was President and CEO of Determine Software, a $100 million public CRM software company, where he repositioned the company from a licensor to a SaaS provider. Earlier in his career, he was Worldwide Vice President, Business Transformation at IBM and a Partner at PWC.
Vince earned an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School and graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in engineering and business. Vince lives with his family in Ridgefield, Connecticut.