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Avery Lyford Chief Customer Officer

Avery Lyford specializes in the rapid, profitable scaling of businesses.

As a founding member of the IBM x86 server team, he ran product management and helped the business scale to $1B+ in revenue. Subsequently he joined McKinsey & Co where he focused on the factors for successful business launch and ramp and served as the CEO of two venture-backed startups focused on virtualization and cloud storage. With a partner he analyzed the “Blueprint to a Billion” success pattern for the 4% of IPOs that grew to $1B+ in revenue.

In addition to his role at Infostretch, Avery is Chairman of Qubell (accelerated software deployment) and on the Board of GoGrid (Cloud-based Big Data/Analytics). Avery has a BS in Mechanical Engineering; an MS in Computer Engineering; and is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Hult International Business School.

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The Visual Aspects of Digital Transformation
Avery Lyford

As the growth of digital transformation continues, it becomes increasingly vital to understand the relationship between technology and the humans who use it. In the most recent...

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Your Digital Maturity Mantra
Avery Lyford

Digital transformation is emerging as the number one priority for established enterprises wanting to compete in a nimble, digitally-driven world. Yet, going digital is much more...

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How Can Established Enterprises Win at Digital Transformation?
Avery Lyford

Today we’re shining a light on digital transformation. Seasoned readers of this blog will know it’s a topic close to our hearts, but now there is an additional, pertinent...

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