NEWS5 November 2007

RocSearch hires executive chairman

David O'Brien joins research and analytics services firm

UK— Research and analytics services firm RocSearch has hired IT industry veteran David O’Brien as executive chairman.

O’Brien joins from the consultancy Accenture, where he was senior partner. Prior to that he worked for Siemens Business Services and Unisys.

At RocSearch he will be responsible for executing a new strategic plan, strengthening the executive team and overseeing development of a new global delivery system.

Russel Fischer, co-founder of RocSearch, said: “David has enormous hands-on experience in running and advising huge corporations in many different fields that are all highly relevant to RocSearch, our people and our future.”

The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in the UK, with an analyst team of around 70 based in Noida, India.

Author: Matthew Secker