Jaya Deshmukh named EVP of Strategy and Transformation

Colt Technology Services has announced the appointment of Jaya Deshmukh as EVP of srategy and transformation.

Reporting directly to Colt CEO Keri Gilder, Jaya will be tasked with managing and driving Colt’s strategic roadmap and relationships, while striving to elevate the organization’s overall purpose and vision.

Jaya joins Colt from Google Cloud, where most recently she held the position of Head of Strategy – EMEA, responsible for creating and curating Google Cloud’s EMEA strategy. She has also recently held roles at Microsoft, PwC and Cognizant, where she was responsible for implementing digital solutions and accelerating cloud consumption to drive customer success.

Jaya’s appointment follows Colt’s recent announcement of its new three-year strategy, aiming to further develop Colt’s IQ Network through innovation and digitization. Through this strategy, Colt aims to accelerate business growth through the power of its people by taking what’s always been in Colt’s DNA and ensuring the business is agile enough to support enterprises as they move into the future.