Derek Ward Joins Fedr8
LONDON, January 16, 2017
Fedr8, the Digital Transformation Company and Application Analytics Software vendor is pleased to announce that Derek Ward previously, Executive Vice President, UK Markets & Strategic Relationships at Atos has joined the Board as Executive Vice President.
Derek reported directly to the Main Group Operating Board and was responsible for Strategic Relationships across all UK markets, providing leadership in the transformation of the UK business towards its goal of delivering a significant proportion of its revenues from transaction based business services.
Derek’s exceptional insight into the IT and Business services industry has led him to become involved as a past Chairman of Intellect’s Private Sector Council, a member of the Government’s Strategic Suppliers Board, CBI and the Princes Trust Technology Groups, and as an advisor to early stage organisations.
Fedr8 will over the next year be developing a multinational presence and partner network, drawing on 30 years of experience dealing with both Public and Private Sector organisations around the world Derek’s input will form the basis of delivering on that goal.
Fedr8 solves one of the largest inhibitors to Enterprise adoption of the Cloud, legacy application compatibility with the major cloud vendors platforms. As Digital Transformation takes hold in the enterprise companies are increasingly needing to understand more about their existing applications as they make the shift towards Cloud and agile delivery. Fedr8’s software delivers the required business case information that allows them to make the right decision about their applications
Commenting on his appointment Derek said: “I am delighted to join Fedr8 at this exciting time and look forward to working with the Board to accelerate the adoption of our solution. Fedr8’s ability to facilitate the faster, safer and lower cost transition to modern cloud infrastructure, will provide the evidence base for Boards to confidently embark and manage their journey to a Digital future. My work with Fedr8 will also benefit from my ongoing involvement with other organizations creating positive disruption in the Digital space.”
Damion Greef Fedr8 CEO added: “When someone of Derek’s calibre joins your company it is a great a fillip for everyone involved. Derek’s decision to redirect his skills and experience towards supporting a high-tech growth businesses with Global aspirations has given confidence to partners and customers alike.”