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Mark Kornbluth Joins Navigant as Managing Director & Business Technology Leader
<p> <i><b>Addition Reinforces Firm's Continued Focus on Technology-Enabled Solutions for Clients</b></i> </p>
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Mark Kornbluth Joins Navigant as Managing Director & Business Technology Leader09:00 EDT Tuesday, September 24, 2013
CHICAGO (Business Wire) -- Navigant announced today that Mark Kornbluth has joined the firm as Managing Director and Business Technology Leader.
“Bringing Mark on board is another step forward in Navigant's commitment to deliver value added solutions to our clients leveraging data, analytics and technology,” stated Lee Spirer, Executive Vice President & Global Business Leader. “Mark has significant experience defining and implementing business and technology strategies to create new solutions that deepen client relationships and grow new markets. His product innovation and design expertise, coupled with commercialization and strategic planning experience, will help us to capitalize on opportunities in the market for data and technology-enabled solutions.”
Kornbluth was most recently the head of client technology for Altegrity/Kroll Advisory, where he developed and maintained innovative technology solutions for the firm and its clients. He has also served as Senior Vice President of the North American Internet experience at Citibank; as Senior Vice President of Internet & ATM Strategy at JPMorgan Chase; and as Principal of the Information Technology Group at Booz & Co.
“I'm excited to join Navigant and help spearhead an important aspect of growth for the firm,” said Kornbluth. “The firm's ‘Perform, Bank & Innovate' strategy provides the strategic context to create leverage across our business units to drive performance and increase margins, while innovating to deliver client solutions in new and more sustainable ways. I'm looking forward to the challenge and being a part of the firm's next growth phase.”
Kornbluth is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences on topics ranging from data security and the role of technology in financial services and regulated industries. He has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University.
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.
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