Issa Sweilem leads transformational technology programs for clients in an array of industries, including private equity, healthcare, pharma/life sciences, insurance, financial services, retail and distribution. Clients appreciate his attention to delivering a superb customer experience, as well as his unique combination of leadership skills, technical competence, business acumen, and diverse perspectives.
Applying well-honed program/project leadership skills and change management experience, Issa has a track record for guiding complex global technology initiatives – including those related to carve-outs, divestitures, and other M&A transactions – to successful results. For example, he led the IT infrastructure separation management office (SMO) overseeing key workstreams related to the private equity carve-out of two steel mills acquired from a prominent global metals company. He also established and led a program management office overseeing four work streams and 10 teams involved in executing a global Windows server upgrade project for a multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company.
Prior to joining West Monroe in 2014, Issa spent 15 years in IT management and program/project management roles for several companies in the healthcare and business services sectors.