New York, NY – April 6, 2011 - Luxoft, a leading global provider of advanced application and product development services, today announced that Joseph Jerz PE has been brought on as the Global Head of Luxoft’s Energy & Utility Practice. Mr. Jerz’s appointment will further enhance the sales and business development strategies for Luxoft’s Energy & Utility practice.
Mr. Jerz brings more than twenty five years of relevant experience in the field of energy and utilities to his position at Luxoft. Previously, Jerz served as a principal in the energy and utilities vertical for HCL America, Inc. In this role Mr. Jerz was responsible for leading the transfer of customer business objectives to IT system optimization. Mr. Jerz has also held senior management roles at numerous organizations, such as NSTAR Electric & Gas, Glacial Energy and Constellation Energy.
“I look forward to helping grow Luxoft’s already successful energy and utilities practice,” said Mr. Jerz. “Luxoft is doing groundbreaking work with several leading companies in this field, and I’m excited to be a part of that. Luxoft is a tremendous organization, and we have a significant opportunity to expand our relationships in this field as more companies choose Luxoft due to our market-leading expertise and highly regarded development services.”
As part of his new responsibilities, Mr. Jerz will be in charge of global business development, the practice service and solution offerings, partnerships and alliances along with the overall practice strategy.
Mr. Jerz will report to Michael Minkevich, VP Technology Services at Luxoft.
“Joseph brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Luxoft and we’re very excited to have him on our team” said Michael Minkevich, VP Technology Services Luxoft. “Joseph’s deep industry expertise and vision will help lead our Energy & Utilities practice to the next level, and I am looking forward to his valuable contributions in this position.”
Luxoft, a member of the IBS Group is an emerging global leader in application and product engineering outsourcing services for enterprise IT organizations and software vendors. Luxoft builds lasting partnerships with its clients, such as Boeing, IBM, Harman, Avaya, Areva, Sabre and other global leaders, based on the culture of engineering excellence, innovation, and deep domain expertise. Luxoft offers global delivery capability through its network of state-of-the-art delivery centers in North America, Central & Eastern Europe, and Asia. Luxoft`s customers benefit from the right mix of technology skills, industry knowledge, best-of-breed processes and methodologies, and a choice of engagement models.