Vision, Experience, Drive.These are just a few of the traits that embody our global leadership team.
Ken Toombs, Managing Partner & Global Head
Ken joined Infosys Consulting in 2016 to restructure and run the North America business, and now leads the firm globally across its major markets. Consulting is a $600 million practice for the Infosys group, with 3,000+ colleagues around the world leading some of the organization’s most innovative work. During his tenure, he has reset the firm’s vision and operating model, launched new service offerings, and has hired a number of the industry’s brightest consultants and thinkers.
Ken has thirty years of strategy and operations consulting experience, and was previously with Capgemini, where he was CEO of its U.S. consulting business. During his time there, Ken helped spearhead the digital transformation growth initiative for the group, and served as editor of its renowned Digital Transformation Review publication. Ken held P&L responsibility for the strategy and change practice for IBM/ PricewaterhouseCoopers, and for Monitor Company’s west region before that. Ken’s has strong expertise in strategic development, new venture creation, acquisition analysis and merger integration, and organization design across multiple industries.
Ken holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina in the U.S.
Steve Kingston, Managing Partner & Regional Head, Europe
Steve is in charge of our European business, which is one of our largest consulting units globally, with over $200 million in revenues across the portfolio. Steve is a proven leader, with significant experience building, transforming and growing teams and running large, multi-disciplinary operations within the management consulting space.
Steve spent much of his career at PwC and IBM, before joining Infosys Consulting for his first tour of duty in 2009. He left for several years, and rejoined in 2016 to help to stabilize and strengthen our UK and Nordics business during times of change. He also headed up our retail, consumer goods and logistics vertical. Over his career he has built up successful consulting practices into $ multi-million business units, has constructed top-performing teams on several occasions, and has C-level relationships with some of the biggest clients we work with today. Steve lives in London with his family.
Joost Hoeve, Managing Partner & Regional Head, Asia-Pacific
Joost is a managing partner for our APAC region and oversees our operations across Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, which includes a team of 200+ consultants and a number of top clients. A Dutch native, Joost has been in the consulting business for his entire career, having spent 10 years as a partner at IBM before joining Lodestone in 2012.
Since joining, he played a lead role in the integration of the firm into Infosys Consulting. Joost has been instrumental in growing and developing a high-performing team nearly 3-fold in size, while tripling the firm’s billable revenues. Since starting his career in 1995 as a management consultant, he has led numerous technology-enabled transformation projects across 10+ countries in the APAC region, along with work experiences in both Europe and the U.S.
Joost resides in Sydney, Australia and loves to mentor young talents. In his free time, he volunteers as a competition judge for the Young ICT Explorers, a non-profit competition, created to encourage school students to create their best information and communication technology projects.