Jeff DeKonty, Director of Account Management and Service Delivery with PPT Consulting, has over three decades of experience in a wide variety of technology projects. Prior to joining PPT, Jeff was Vice President of Information Technology at Aramark, a locally-headquartered $14B global managed services company where he had responsibility for global financial and human capital technology solutions. In service delivery and practice leadership roles at Oracle Consulting and Price Waterhouse before that, Jeff’s solution architecture skills combined with project and program management expertise delivered sustainable success in a wide range of global initiatives across industries including high-tech manufacturing, professional services, energy, process manufacturing and financial services. Exposure to such a broad spectrum of industries gives him a unique perspective on IT strategy and disciplined execution.
Jeff has led multi-million-dollar engagements on five continents. He is equally comfortable leading packaged ERP software implementations as well as custom developed solutions. In addition to leading projects, Jeff’s skills and experience include defining IT strategy and laying out long-term plans to enable technology in the most complex environments. One of Jeff’s clients has described him this way: “Jeff has a knack for effectively managing skilled IT teams and helping them work towards solutions that are most helpful for business outcomes. He consistently thinks outside of standard constraints to develop creative approaches that address the needs of operations.”
Jeff also has a commitment to helping organizations reach their full potential through ensuring that in any change effort, all dimensions of a project – People, Process and Technology – receive the requisite attention and resources. With his financial background, Jeff understands the importance of technology solutions that make sense within a company’s fiscal reality.
Jeff has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Auburn University and holds an active license as a Certified Public Accountant.