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SR 2015 50 Fastest Growing IT Services Companies

The global IT consulting company: Ciber

Founded in 1974, Ciber has delivered the technical savvy and IT solutions that help businesses achieve strategic goals, for over 40 years now. A global IT consulting company with some 6,500 people, it has offices in four continents and has marked its presence across 15 countries. And at any one of them, prospective clients can find a team of top-tier technologists and business leaders who care deeply about delivering exceptional outcomes for the client’s organization.

Compared to small niche companies, Ciber has a far greater scale, geographic reach and more access to exceptional expertise. The global IT consulting company with about 6,500 consultants in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, and approximately $1 billion in annual business, today trades trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR).

Future prospects
Ciber partners with organizations to develop technology strategies and solutions that deliver tangible business value. Leading software suppliers trust Ciber as their valued global alliance partner. To demonstrate commitment to these partners, it supports certifications and training for consultants, helping its team implement the world’s top technology with nothing less than delivery excellence. Leveraging enterprise data to improve organizational performance, the company empowers people to make the most of the technological innovations and helps steer the client’s business forward.
Ciber applies proprietary methodologies and accelerators to increase the speed of projects and improve return on investment. And these approaches help reduce risks and increase functionality according to each client’s needs. Today, the company provides a comprehensive list of solutions:

  • IT consulting and strategy to align information systems with the client’s business objectives
  • ERP, CRM and HCM systems implementations to support best practices at the client’s organization
  • Business intelligence, including performance and big data management, to turn data into insight
  • QA and testing to save time and money by preventing defects
  • Application development and management, including mobile solutions & modernization, ongoing management & support
  • Managed services for application, operation and infrastructure support that optimize the client’s IT investments
  • Talent services, bringing the client’s top-level IT professionals and teams for on-site staff augmentation
  • IT outsourcing – on-site or through a Ciber delivery center – the Ciber team can take care of the client’s day-to-day IT needs

Meet Team Ciber
Michael Boustridge: Chief Executive Officer
A well-known technology executive with deep expertise in the IT services and telecom industries, Michael served on Ciber’s Board of Directors for two years before being named CEO. He also is a board member for several other firms, including Riverbed Technology, a leader in application performance infrastructure and Cyan, a SaaS solution provider. His charitable efforts include serving as a board member for the Xprize Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on bringing about radical breakthroughs to benefit humanity through prize competitions that stimulate research.

Tina Piermarini: Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Prior to joining Ciber, Tina was founder and chief executive of thinkingisrequired, a Vivezza company focused on transforming businesses and the people who run them. She has also held reputed positions at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), ExcellerateHRO, EDS’ Global Energy Industry Group, etc and also led EDS’ global human resources, enterprise risk management, security and real estate organizations, and she played an instrumental role in revitalizing the company during its global business transformation.
Christian Mezger:
Chief Financial Officer
In his career, Christian has held several management and leadership roles. He holds an MBA-equivalent degree with a concentration in International Business Management from the University of Vienna.

M. Sean Radcliffe: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Sean heads up the international legal team from Ciber’s corporate headquarters. As chief counsel for all business units, he draws on nearly two decades of experience guiding corporations and their leaders through a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property protection, client and vendor engagement, human resources, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance. He earned his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Tulsa College of Law, after earning his Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University.

Chris Batson: Senior Vice President, Client Care North America
Chris is responsible for financial planning and analysis, pricing, strategic planning and operations oversight for North American operations. In addition to providing core financial leadership, he is also responsible for overall operational efficiency in the organization, working closely with the general manager for North America. He has more than 15 years of corporate finance and treasury experience and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee.

Andy Nicholson: Senior Vice President, International Client Care
Andy leads the international market-facing sales force at Ciber. His teams are responsible for identifying and developing segmentation strategies and solutions that will best serve our client’s needs. He has more than 25 years of business and leadership experience across the technology sector and has held numerous senior leadership positions.

Jim Miller: Senior Vice President, Global Delivery
Jim Miller is the Senior Vice President of Global Service Delivery. Prior to joining Ciber, he was a Vice President at BT Global Services responsible for establishing end to end delivery processes to provide managed network services for large global enterprises and he served as the Chief Operating Officer for the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry segment. Jim developed his IT experience during his 28 years at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) holding positions from Systems Engineer to Enterprise Client Delivery Executive serving fortune 100 clients. This experience included leading sales and delivery of IT solutions to global clients in financial services, consumer products, telecommunications and manufacturing. He also has technical experience in applications development, infrastructure deployment/operations, and network deployment/operations.

Eric Stine: Senior Vice President, Global Portfolio
Eric is responsible for portfolio and product lifecycle management, solution development and spearheading thought leadership in emerging technologies. His team is responsible for global strategic alliances in the market place and the continuous improvement of Ciber’s go-to-market strategy. His vertical expertise spans Public Sector and Higher Education, Aerospace & Defense, Retail and Financial Services and his transformational experience across finance and sales are a vital asset to Ciber’s global portfolio. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, where he studied Political Science and History and obtained his B.A. He also holds a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

Offices are Located In

  • United States
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam

Industries Served Include

  • Communications
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Hospitality & Entertainment
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Sector
  • Retail
  • Transportation & Logistics

Services Provided To Clients Include

  • IT Project Management
  • IT Strategy
  • BI & Performance Management
  • Mobility
  • Human Capital Management
  • App Dev & Management
  • QA & Testing
  • Managed Services
  • Infrastructure

Partnerships with Industry Leaders Among the leading ERP and CRM software vendors Ciber supports are:

  • SAP
  • Oracle
  • Infor
  • Microsoft
  • salesforce

“We believe that in doing the right thing every day, together we can do what’s right for our clients, Ciber, and… you!”