Capgemini appoints Alexander Korogodsky as Vice President

03 August 2017 2 min. read
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Capgemini has appointed Alexander Korogodsky to the role of Vice President. The analytics and consulting industry veteran will also take the position of Global Head of Analytics, Insights & Data Global Practice.

Alexander Korogodsky has joined Capgemini, vacating his most recent role of Vice President and Head of Strategy and Analytics at CAN Capital, a small business focused financial services firm. The appointment sees him arrive at Capgemini as a Vice President and as the Global Head of Analytics, Insights & Data Global Practice. The practice is focused on various contribute predictive, contextual and cognitive techniques, as the market for the segment continue to expand.

Having spent his early consulting career at EY, rising over an eleven-year period to the rank of Partner and Advanced Analytics and Predictive Modeling Practice Lead, Korogodsky also spent time at Protiviti, working for almost two years as a Managing Director, Global Leader Predictive Analytics at the consulting firm.

A Master of Science in Management Information Systems, graduating from the Stevens Institute of Technology, Korogodsky also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Information Systems from the Rutgers University – Newark – and has held various teaching positions, as well as board level positions at, among others, Florida International University.

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Commenting on the appointment of Korogodsky to the senior role, John Brahim, Head of Capgemini’s Insights & Data Global Practice, said, “He brings a wealth of experience in managing complex, advanced analytics programs across the globe to drive business transformation. Capgemini is committed to delivering actionable insights that support our clients in shaping the new data landscape, and Alexander will play a key role in ensuring their success.”

Korogodsky added, “There’s a real opportunity within organisations to use analytics to drive change, but the key is understanding where a client is on their journey; some are just starting to use analytics, some have tried it but need capability improvement, and some are power users of analytics. I’m looking forward to helping organisations to understand their needs and demonstrate how we can help them unlock their potential through analytics.”

The firm recently saw key leadership promotions, including Jean-Philippe Bol became head of the Cloud Infrastructure Services Strategic Business Unit, and Christine Hodgson became head of Group Corporate and Social Responsibility.