Simon Bennett – Partner

Simon Bennett

Industry expertise / specialist knowledge

  • Providing innovative benchmarking services to help solve the complex IT management problems of multi-national companies.
  • Developing IT strategies; IT-enabled business strategy and process design; post-merger integration; and IT organization and governance design.
  • Understanding of private and public sector organisations.

Favourite topics of conversation

  • Cloud computing and its potential to radically change IT and business strategy
  • Consumerisation of IT – or “bring your own computer”
  • Externalisation – how outsourcing more and more business process affects IT
  • The evolving challenges for CIOs

Background

  • 2004-date – Senior partner, h2index
  • 1993-2002 Partner, IT Practice of The Boston Consulting Group, London – advised on IT direction & performance for financial services, retail, utilities, healthcare and industrial goods companies.
  • 1989-1993 Principal Consultant, IT Strategy, PA Consulting Group, London – Developed business-oriented IT strategies for private and public sector organizations (healthcare, energy and financial services).

Education

  • 2007 BA, Person Centred Counselling, Metanioa Institute, London
  • 1987 Sloan Fellowship Programme, London Business School
  • 1978 M.Phil, Systems and Cybernetics, University of Aston, Birmingham
  • 1975 BSc Physics, University College London