Vision, Experience, Drive.These are just a few of the traits that embody our global leadership team.
Mark Livingston, Managing Partner & Global Head
Mark Livingston joined technology leader Infosys in December 2018 to lead its thriving global Consulting business. As Managing Partner, he guides the firm’s overall strategy and direction, leads a global network of 3,000 highly-talented consultants, works hands-on with clients that are some of the biggest and most well-known brands in the world, and drives the organization’s growth agenda and transformation into an innovative digital services leader.
Mark is a highly-experienced consulting leader who spent much of his career at Deloitte, A T Kearny and Cognizant. He has worked with top-tier clients across a number of industry sectors on large-scale transformations, board-level strategy and turn-around programs, and was the chief architect in building a global consulting organization into a $1 billion business for Cognizant.
Mark started his career in the United States Air Force where he was a nuclear missile launch officer. After the military, he commenced his consulting journey with Deloitte, where he was a director in the national manufacturing practice for 9 years. Mark then spent 13 years at A T Kearney where he was the global leader of the strategic IT and business transformation practices. He also served as the Dallas office managing partner and eventually became the CEO for their Latin America business, based out of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Since 2008, Mark served as EVP at Cognizant Technology Solutions where he built and managed their global business and tech consulting practice. He grew the organization to over 7,000 consultants at an annual growth rate of 30%. Mark currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA).
Andrew Duncan, Partner and Regional Head
Andrew joined Infosys Consulting in late 2019 to lead Europe and drive our strategy and growth agenda for the region. He is a life-long consultant with a very successful and diverse background in the industry, having served in MD or CEO roles for several technology and services companies.
Andrew possesses over 25 years of technology leadership experience at an executive level, with a strong background in the consumer, financial and professional services sectors. He’s lived and worked in Europe and North America and has built high-performing teams that have consistently achieved double-digit revenue growth. Earlier in his career as a partner for AT Kearny, he helped start up the firm’s IT strategy practice and a number of other new service offerings. He also built and co-founded a large professional services business that was subsequently acquired in 2007 by Capgemini.
More recently Andrew worked in the private equity space, both in transaction support and portfolio company leadership. Much of this focus was in the digital transformation of next generation services-based and consumer-based platforms through leveraging of data assets. Andrew’s insights are often featured in industry publications, and he is also a sought-after keynote speaker, most recently for Private Equity International, as well as the Business Forum at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Andrew has a degree in electrical engineering from Imperial College, London, while he is a dual citizen of the UK and the USA.
Ann-Kathrin Sauthoff-Bloch, Partner and Regional Head
Ann-Kathrin is the newest partner to the firm and will help champion our growth strategy across Europe. In 14 years at Accenture, she progressed through a number of roles, ultimately becoming partner in 2008 after growing a number of key accounts across the communications, media and retail sectors. At the time she was the firm’s youngest partner, and led communications and high-tech clients across the DACH region. Ann-Kathrin moved to IBM in 2013, where she was the global lead account partner for Deutsche Telekom, one of IBM’s largest accounts in Germany, leading over 250 consultants onsite and offshore. Prior to that she served as the European leader for interactive experience and mobile services for the communications industry, leading a team of 30 partners across the region to focus on digital transformation. She is passionate about selling high-end management consulting work and developing high-performing teams that can enable large-scale transformation agendas for clients. Ann-Kathrin has a degree in business administration from the Fachhochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft in Reutlingen, Germany, and the Middlesex University Business School in London.
David Wagner, Chief Operating Officer
David leads our operations globally, helping to drive consistent processes, best-in-class ways of working and pricing improvement. He is also the leader of our SURE (services, utilities, resources, energy) consulting practice for North America, managing key accounts like BJ Services, British Petroleum, ConocoPhillips, Valero and Wood Group. The SURE practice is our largest practice group globally and encompasses a highly-diverse set of clients. He is also heavily involved in our recruiting programs, helping to attract and hire some of the brightest minds to our firm. David started his career at Westinghouse, then moved into management consulting at Deloitte Consulting and R. Shermer and Company, before joining Infosys Consulting thirteen years ago. With over 25 years of domestic and international experience focused in the energy sector, David has advised clients on all aspects of business transformation, including M&A work, divestitures, technology-led transformations and disruptive tech strategy.
Chris Fiorillo, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Chris leads our marketing and communications activities for the firm, helping to drive growth and client engagement for us globally. He also champions our internal communications, fostering a culture of knowledge-sharing across our practices, creating visibility for our executives and inspiring a workforce of 3,000+ to be raving brand ambassadors. Chris and his team are heavily focused on thought-leadership based brand building, creating deep industry insights to position our partners as experts across the firm’s digital ecosystem and in top-tier media. He also plays a key role in helping with strategic large deals and account development through sales excellence programs.
Chris has worked in various marketing leadership roles for the past 20 years, running transformation and restructure programs, leading centers-of-excellence, driving employee engagement strategies and building sales capabilities for market-leading firms Adecco and Mondelez. Chris loves words and the power inspiring communication can have on employees and customers, as he most enjoys helping front-line staff connect with clients through high-impact content. His insights are regularly featured in top industry media like Forbes, CIO and the BBC. Chris has a marketing degree from the University of Dayton (Ohio) and did an executive leadership program at IMD (Switzerland).
George Avery, Global Head of Human Resources
George leads our global HR function, championing best practices and operational alignment across our regions, and helping to drive world-class talent attraction and retention programs for our organization. He has 20+ years of experience leading HR activities within different business segments such as software, hardware, sales and professional services. He has lived and worked in India (Bangalore), China (Shanghai), Singapore and the U.S. He was most recently at Teradata, a global provider of analytics software and solutions where he was the global HR leader for their consulting business. He later took responsibility as their HR leader for the managed services business, including their global delivery centers. Prior to that, George spent 13 years at IBM where he was part of the software, hardware, sales and consulting services businesses. In his last role at IBM, he was the VP of HR for their consulting business focused on cloud migration, enterprise applications, automation and delivery segments. He is based out of our San Francisco office.
Gargi Ray, CFO
Gargi is the chief financial officer for Infosys Consulting, based in our San Francisco hub office. Gargi is an experienced finance professional with over 17 years as a practitioner. She started her career with PwC, led a business unit in the infotech space of a large FMCG conglomerate before joining Infosys 12 years ago. At Infosys, she has worked in a multitude of roles including investor relations, head of the technical accounting function global consolidation & SEC reporting, and finance controller of several subsidiaries. In her previous role as the global head of revenue assurance, she was responsible for reviewing and reporting of revenues of $12 billion across the entire enterprise. She is a licensed CPA in Colorado and California in addition to a being a qualified Chartered Accountant from India. She has held senior positions on the Indian Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and Accounting Standards Implementation committees of Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) – the Indian Stock exchange regulator.