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Jeff Scott

Vice President of Business and Technology
Accelare, Inc.

Jeff Scott is the Vice President of Business and Technology Strategy for Accelare Inc., a US based management consulting firm enabling strategy execution excellence. He works with Fortune 1000 companies on a wide variety of consulting engagements including strategy development, business architecture, organizational change, and innovation management. Jeff has consulted with organizations such as Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Capital Group, GEICO, Grant Thornton, Chevron, Clear Channel, DirecTV, KLM, and various US Government agencies among others.

Before joining Accelare, Jeff was a principal analyst with Forrester Research where he established Forrester’s business architecture practice and published over 50 research reports and numerous articles on the topics of business architecture, enterprise architecture management, and strategy development.

Prior to Forrester, Jeff founded Logical Leap, Inc., a management consulting firm that specialized in creating powerful IT organizations through the development and execution of organizational, business, and technology strategies. He also developed and delivered leadership and architecture management seminars to over 1,000 IT and business professionals.

Jeff’s last corporate position was as Director of Advanced Technology for First Union National Bank (now Wells Fargo) where he created innovative organizational models for IT delivery, developed IT strategy, and implemented leading edge technologies. In his various roles at First Union he had significant P&L responsibilities and participated in over 90 mergers, acquisitions, and major reorganizations.

Jeff is an internationally recognized thought leader in the areas of business architecture, IT leadership, and organizational innovation. He frequently speaks, writes, and teaches seminars on these topics. He has a Master of Arts degree in learning and experimental psychology from Wake Forest University. Jeff currently writes the blog: The Business Architect.