GreenPages Appoints Karl Pessinis SVP of Professional Services & Simon Johnson VP of Client Services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Veteran IT Leaders to Optimize and Expand Services Delivery Excellence
Kittery, ME—March 1, 2016—GreenPages, a leading systems integrator and cloud services company, announced today that it has appointed two IT industry veterans, Karl Pessinis and Simon Johnson, to its executive leadership team.
As senior vice president of professional services, Karl Pessinis is chartered with defining and implementing best-in-class IT solutions, optimizing and ensuring services delivery excellence, and establishing operational processes to maximize results across the GreenPages organization.
Karl joins GreenPages from iSoftStone North America where he held several roles across the technology consulting firm. As senior vice president, he was responsible for the banking, financial services, and insurance practice as well as overall corporate strategy, planning, revenue, profitability, and business operations. Karl also headed North America marketing planning, strategy, and execution. He joined iSoftStone through the 2010 acquisition of Ascend Technologies, a business transformation technology consulting firm serving the financial services industry which he co-founded in 2001.
As vice president of client services, Simon Johnson is responsible for creating innovative services and IP to address new world IT market requirements, collaborating with sales and delivery leadership to take these new services to market, driving services revenue growth, and ensuring customer satisfaction excellence.
Prior to joining GreenPages, Simon was Seagate’s worldwide senior director of professional services in the company’s cloud systems and solutions group, driving service definition and pre-sales and delivery methodology standardization. Prior to Seagate, Simon was director of service management and pre-sales at GlassHouse Technologies, responsible for defining go-to-market strategies, standardizing delivery approaches, and running the company’s North American pre-sales and practice lead teams across all market verticals.
“We are excited to have Karl and Simon’s experience and thought leadership at such a transformational point in the IT industry,” said Ron Dupler, GreenPages’ CEO. “Organizations can achieve extreme agility by leveraging software-based technologies but most companies are hindered by legacy IT that can’t support heterogeneous application portfolios. Karl and Simon will be focused on the creation and delivery of innovative IT services that help our clients navigate this challenge and capitalize on the incredible opportunities inherent in new world IT approaches.”
GreenPages is a leading systems integrator and cloud services company that helps clients move toward software-defined, hyper-converged, and hybrid cloud infrastructure models to drive IT transformation, ITaaS, and business innovation. The company’s deep technology expertise, broad engineering certifications, and unique Cloud Management as a Service (CMaaS) solution provide clients across the U.S. with unparalleled visibility into and control of modern-era hybrid cloud environments.