Kerry is Executive Vice President of IT and Product Operations at the Sage Group plc.
Sage is a global market leader for technology that helps small and medium-sized businesses perform at their best. Sage is trusted by millions of customers worldwide to deliver the best cloud technology and support, with our partners, to manage finances, operations, and people.
Kerry has worked at Sage for 30+ years and has held positions in sales, marketing, and customer support and for the last 15 years in IT and Product Operations. After several senior positions, Kerry now leads a team of around 500 technical professionals across 23 countries.
It is Kerry’s belief that commercial success is underpinned and unlocked by bringing to life the art of the possible through technology, innovation, and great people. Deeply passionate about diversity, particularly women in technology and addressing the challenge of gender equality in her field, Kerry is involved in several Sage, industry, and educational programs.
Why did it take a global pandemic for so many businesses to see true digitalisation, and what will the lasting effects be?
For most, lockdown happened quickly, and many organisations have been surprised how successfully they have adapted; but how permanent is this ‘new normal’?
We’ve talked about flexible and remote working for years, but for many it took a crisis to really make it happen. How will this impact the way resource, engage and reward our workforce?
Customer expectations are changing, do organisations have the ability to keep up? We explore what is at the heart of what customers ‘want’ and how can organisations adapt.
Could this be the dawn of a new age for equality? After all, everyone has access to Zoom, the ‘old boys’ clubs are closed, and the children are within arms-reach of both parents. If only it were that easy…