Matt Watson is appointed as Chief Technology Officer for LACE Partners

Matt brings a wealth of expertise in new technology and the customer experience

LACE Partners has appointed technology authority Matt Watson as Chief Technology Officer as LACE continues its journey to become a market leading and innovative change and transformation company.

Matt has 20 years of international experience in technology with both consulting and in-house teams in large multinational corporations, notably in Retail, Telecommunications and Financial Services. Matt has a proven track record and extensive experience in shaping and delivering full life-cycle technology and business change programs as well as building teams of passionate individuals to ensure successful change in businesses.

In his new role as CTO at LACE, reporting to CEO Aaron Alburey, Matt will be responsible for LACE’s technology business, including LACE’s alliances, internal technology and technical sales.  He will focus on driving growth for the company in the technology field.

Commenting on his appointment, Matt Watson said, “I am delighted to be joining LACE at such an exciting and important time for the company. I have a passion for technology and the role it can play in an organisation’s success. Working with the exceptional LACE team, I intend to deliver the very best technology solutions to our clients so they can make a positive difference to their people’s lives at work”.

Aaron Alburey commented, “We guide businesses as they undergo the challenging task of adopting new, innovative technology. In this current, sometimes bewildering climate of technology change, it has never been so important for us to deliver the right technology solutions for our clients that empower people. With Matt’s knowledge and skills in this field we will be able to provide our customers with bespoke long-term systems and ways of working that are right for their organization.”

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About LACE Partners

LACE Partners is a fundamentally different consultancy.  We offer our clients smart, bespoke solutions, drawing on our team’s extensive expertise and diverse range of specialisms. Together, we embrace collaboration and new ways of working, to get results for everyone.

Our mission is to make a positive difference to people’s lives at work, helping them become the best they can be. We partner with our clients to tackle people, HR and change challenges, through people and HR transformation, sustainable business change programmes, and tech adoption and services.

Always several steps ahead, we’re ‘doers’ and thought leaders. We join forces with like-minded companies and research organisations to create the future and shape conversations about the latest ideas and tech, focusing on innovations that empower people.

We have recently won a Lotus Award recognizing our culture and last year we were finalists in the Laughology Happiest Team Award.

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