Rich Preece
Applying IBM’s market-leading Hybrid Cloud and AI platforms to EY leading-class business service offerings provides highly differentiated innovation and long-term, sustainable value to clients.

Rich Preece

EY Global IBM Alliance Leader

IT Ecosystem and Alliances thought-leader. Passionate about long-term value creation for EY clients. EY+IBM > 2. Rugby veteran and supporter. High-handicap golfer.

Office Hamburg, DE

Rich is an accomplished senior executive with extensive experience in the technology consulting and alliances arena. As the EY Global IBM Alliance Leader, Rich drives the value of the alliance to achieve transformational outcomes enabling clients to innovate at speed and increase their market success through differentiation, increased resilience and agility in responding to disruption.

Prior to joining EY in 2016, he has held several technology leadership roles throughout his 17 years at a Fortune 500 technology consulting company, leading many global strategic alliances including IBM, SAP, HP, EMC and more.

Rich began his career in software development after graduating with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Staffordshire.

How Rich is building a better working world

“Today’s complexity and pace of change nurture my unfailing passion and commitment to lead and drive ecosystem collaboration. The alliance with IBM creates 1+1>2 long-term value for our clients as we build a better, sustainable working world of cognitive enterprises enabled by hybrid cloud.”

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