January 4, 2021

Aspirant Hires New VP of Technology to Expand Services


Campbell, previously a Chief Operating Officer, brings 20+ years of executive leadership in IT services and operational improvement.

Aspirant, a global management consulting and technology firm, announced the hiring of  Dean Campbell as its Vice President, Digital and Technology Consulting. Campbell will report to Aspirant President Mike McClaine. The company’s headquarters are in Pittsburgh.
In this new role, Campbell will strengthen Aspirant’s existing strategic Digital Transformation capabilities to not only guide clients through the transformation process but also architect and implement the solutions. Campbell will build upon the current teams of digital and technology consultants and further integrate these technology experts with the company’s other service areas. He will also help lead Aspirant’s overall strategy, culture, and operations.

“My career has been driven by a passion for assembling great teams that are committed to client success, and I look forward to doing this at Aspirant. IT strategy has always been at the core of Aspirant’s management consulting business, so our new service offerings will focus on execution,” said Dean Campbell. “Integral to this effort will be investing in and strengthening our long-standing Microsoft partnership, as our growing team of architects and delivery experts have deep experience in Microsoft cloud and data platforms. This includes Azure, Modern Workplace, and the entire suite of Microsoft cloud services that lie at the heart of our clients’ need for modern transformational technologies.”

“Two of the reasons for Aspirant’s 30% growth during 2020 are our culture and our people, and Dean is another fantastic example of the outstanding people who have joined Aspirant’s team this year,” said Aspirant President Mike McClaine. “Dean is a leader in digital transformation with proven strategies that modernize infrastructure and position companies for future growth. We look forward to him bringing these capabilities to our clients.”

Prior to joining Aspirant, Campbell worked at Plus Consulting, where he was most recently the Chief Operating Officer. Before being named COO, he was the Director of CRM Consulting. During his career, Campbell has gained experience in various areas, including business development, IT strategy, digital transformation, mergers and acquisitions, and process reengineering and improvement.

Campbell has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Pennsylvania.

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