Mike Beals is a seasoned sourcing executive with a 25 year track record of leading successful, high-growth consulting practices. These practices have provided sourcing and governance program design, tactical engagements and training to top Global 2000 firms in a number of industries across IT, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting and Procurement functions.
Mike is the founder of several firms, and participated in the early stages of other start-ups. Relationship Management Solutions, which he founded in 2001, was acquired by EquaTerra in 2003, and EquaTerra was acquired by KPMG in 2011 to form the core of their Shared Service and Outsourcing Advisory practice.
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As outsourcing has matured as a practice, and as new technologies such as cloud have come to the fore, the nature, composition and scope of deals have evolved dramatically: we live in an age of multisourcing, of hybrid delivery environments and of the ongoing transition to global business services. As a result, the need for organisations to maintain a tight focus on governance has never been greater – and, consequently, the value to sourcing professionals of rigorous and...