Capco, the global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry, is thrilled to announce that Owen Priestley has been named one of Consulting magazine’s “Rising Stars of the Profession” for 2014. Priestley is a Principal Consultant at Capco and a leader in the firm’s Digital practice.
Priestley has been named as an award winner in the “Financial Consulting” category in recognition of his professional achievements at Capco, including assisting in the development of the firm’s changeSourcing offering, as well as the launch of Capco’s Digital Innovation Lab in New York City. In addition, Priestley has delivered end-to-end projects for clients throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and the United States.
“We are very proud and honored for Owen to receive such prestigious recognition,” said Ismail Amla, Capco CEO, North America. “Owen has proved himself as a leader time and time again; from project management roles to leading digital strategy teams. His dynamic expertise has been instrumental in helping propel Capco onto the playing field at the intersection of business and technology, and we believe he is truly a rising star in the industry.”
Priestley said: “I’m very thankful for the nomination and the award, which will continue to push me to look for innovative ways of challenging and disrupting the financial consulting industry. I have been fortunate enough to have been exposed to many different experiences, challenges and opportunities throughout my career.”
Priestley and his award co-recipients will be honored at Consulting magazine’s Rising Stars of the Profession Awards Dinner on April 24 in Chicago. This is the magazine’s first “Rising Stars of the Profession,” spotlighting outstanding accomplishments by 35 leaders of the profession under the age of 35 and the firms they represent.