Every day is different but it’s always focused around people and learning. I manage and direct the work of my team and others to achieve the common goals of a project. We partner with some of the largest companies in retail on complex programs. Making sure everyone understands how their role supports our big-picture objective is crucial.
I am passionate about understanding what’s best for each client and delivering improvements where they make the most difference. I enjoy problem solving, so some of my best days are participating in design-thinking workshops. During these sessions, we work with clients and use different techniques to understand the real problem that needs solving. Investing this time upfront to ask the right questions makes sure our investments are focused.
Collaboration with different teams across technologies, disciplines and across the different stages of a project makes sure we deliver leading, integrated and impactful solutions. Through Accenture’s Formula One partnership with SAP I work shoulder to shoulder with the SAP development team, helping co-develop new platforms. We’ve been embedding in-memory computing through their S/4 HANA solution. It’s exciting to be driving market capabilities and applying them practically.
In my spare time, one of the things I do to keep fit is boxing. I love the intensity and the work ethic it instills in me—to always make it to the finish no matter how tough it gets. This attitude overflows into my work environment; I approach each problem in the office with the same rigor and intensity as in the boxing ring.