Point B recently announced the hiring of Bjorn Pettersen as Customer Executive of the firm's financial services practice. Pettersen is a consulting and financial services veteran, bringing 25 years of experience and expertise to his new role, spanning eight years at tech consultancies including TCS, Accenture, and IBM Global Services where he held a variety of roles. Pettersen also spent six years as a partner at KPMG US. Consulting recently caught up with Pettersen to talk about his new role, the unique challenges financial services sector clients are facing right now, and the biggest related consulting opportunities.
Consulting: What are your top priorities and main areas of focus starting out in your new role?
Pettersen: As a result of Covid 19, the current recession and the rapid move to digital, our financial services clients are facing major transformation challenges as their business models have been severely disrupted. Our priorities are focused on helping our clients in the Northeast and beyond deal with the disruption as well as creating the new operating model for the future – putting people first in the process of transformation.
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