As UpperEdge’s Practice Director: IT Sourcing & Commercial Advisory Practice, Justin is responsible for supporting the delivery of IT Sourcing, Negotiation and Supplier Management advisory services to UpperEdge clients.
Justin has over 14 years of multi-faceted IT experience where he has held various IT leadership positions, delivered and managed global IT Outsourcing relationships, consulted organizations on ERP selection and delivery, and negotiated large enterprise technology deals.
Prior to joining UpperEdge, Justin led the creation and implementation of a new IT Sourcing and Category Management function at Lowe’s where he was responsible for managing $1 billion in IT spend across Software, Infrastructure, Telecom and IT Services categories.
Prior to Lowe’s, Justin spent 3 years at Polymer Group, Inc. (Blackstone Portfolio Company) where he was responsible for the Global IT Operations and delivery of a full scope IT Outsourcing effort, and 5 years within KPMG’s IT Advisory practice.
Justin earned his B.S. in Business Management from North Carolina State University, concentrating in Finance and Management Information Systems.