Joel Lindsey is a senior executive at Avanade, an Accenture and Microsoft joint venture, where he leads the Cloud & Data and AI Market units for the southwest region. He has also led Global Digital Services for Avanade, for NIIT technologies, and for HPE. Joel has experience working with companies across all growth stages: mature, high growth and start-up. His Cloud & Data and AI leadership has spanned across various global regions and a large variety of client engagements and industries. He previously held leadership roles at multiple cloud/digital startups, and has managed account/region operations improvements in and across 18 countries.
He also led global corporate strategy for two Fortune 500 companies, leading integration, separation and divestiture activities related to the HP-EDS merger and the HP corporate split, which featured two of largest technical organization transactions in history.