Rick Perrotta is an impactful senior business leader whose experience extends across Management Consulting, Sales, Customer Service, Product Development, Operations and Information Technology within the American, European, and Asian markets. His industry experience includes both discreet manufacturing (durable goods) and process manufacturing (oil and gas/chemical), consumer product goods, environmental science, utilities, retail and wholesale grocery, transportation and telecommunications, in sectors ranging from Fortune Global 50 to private/venture capital companies. Early in his career, Rick built and managed global telecommunications networks for service providers and then for global OEMs. His responsibilities as an operational leader included commercial market initialization, engineering, operations, management, customer service and sales/solutions design and implementation. He held subsequent positions as an IT leader within Fortune 500 companies such as Whirlpool Corporation and Waste Management, with responsibilities in application and infrastructure management and operations, IT Strategy/PMO and large ERP
program management and implementation, with operational responsibilities spanning 300 locations across 6 continents. Bringing both his enterprise operations and IT leadership experience to management consulting, Rick has served as an Account Executive for global management consulting firms such as Capgemini and TechMahindra supporting leading clients in industries as varied as process manufacturing, utilities, and retail/distribution. His responsibilities included client relationships from the C-suite to the analyst level, P&L/account strategy, sales- and account-based marketing programs, alliance and analyst relationship management, engagement delivery and client satisfaction, as well as talent management/professional development for global account team members. Rick currently resides in Houston and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University. He holds IT Leadership credentials from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business and the CIO Institute at Texas A&M McCombs School of Business, and is Professional Scrum Master, ccOPEX Green Belt & ITILv3 certified.