John O'Brien

John O'Brien

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, EMEA

As Chief Strategy Officer, John O’Brien is responsible for driving Hitachi Consulting’s strategic initiatives globally.  John is also the leader of Hitachi Consulting EMEA, where he is responsible for all aspects of operations, including the solutions, sales and delivery organizations within the region.

Prior to joining Hitachi Consulting, John was a Partner at Accenture and Ernst and Young and Vice President at Capgemini. John has over 30 years experience in management consulting, technology and managed services.  He has a particular interest in the inception, delivery and assurance of large technology-driven change projects.  From an industry perspective, John has mainly focused on energy, utilities and natural resources clients where he has worked with a range of global clients.

John has an MA from Cambridge University in History. He is a fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Chartered Director.