SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symphony Ventures, a professional services firm dedicated to helping enterprises leverage the latest automation, artificial intelligence and digital labor solutions, today announced Chief Operating Officer David Brain was named 2016 Consultant of the Year by the National Outsourcing Association (NOA). Brain was recognized for his innovative approach to helping clients leverage cutting edge tools to achieve game-changing levels of savings, compliance, efficiency and customer experience. Brain was honored alongside the other 2016 winners at the Professional Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 19 at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, England.
Now in its fourth year, the National Outsourcing Association’s annual Professional Awards showcase talent in outsourcing and sharing services, celebrating individuals and teams who strive to make a difference in the global sourcing industry. The Consultant of the Year award recognizes individuals who deliver both initial and ongoing business value to clients, incorporate both best practice and continuous service innovation and demonstrate commitment to the development and future of the industry. Applicants were judged on performance in five categories: personal profile, best practice and governance, benefits realization and innovation, market insight and testimonials.
Brain’s impressive credentials, including founding Symphony Ventures and establishing its innovative approach to harnessing leading robotic process automation tools, dually contributed to his inclusion on the shortlist of honorees and his eventual winner status.
Kerry Hallard, CEO of the NOA, said, “The availability of skills is increasingly becoming a chief concern for those operating in the outsourcing sector in the UK and beyond – our research throughout 2015 demonstrated this is the case now more so than ever. And that’s why the NOA’s Professional Awards program exists – to showcase outsourcing’s most talented and encourage the professionalization of outsourcing globally.”
“I am honored to have been recognized at this year’s ceremony among the other impressive nominees and named the 2016 National Outsourcing Association Consultant of the Year,” said Brain. “The outsourcing market is rapidly evolving and presents a complex array of options for today’s businesses. Symphony Ventures is committed to helping our clients better understand and leverage the latest robotic process automation and cognitive-based solutions that will deliver real business value. This award validates our approach and we look forward to continuing to help our clients harness the Future of Work.”
For more information on the National Outsourcing Association Professional Awards, visit: http://www.noa.co.uk/event/professional-awards/.
About Symphony Ventures:
Symphony Ventures is a global consulting, implementation and managed services firm passionate about leveraging ‘Future of Work’ tools and technologies for the benefit of its clients. Symphony harnesses a cutting edge platform of process and execution tools and a global team of experts to help organizational leadership reduce friction and unleash capital and quality. Symphony has headquarters in London and offices in San Francisco and Krakow. Founded in 2014, Symphony has been ranked a robotic process automation (RPA) service leader by HfS Research, a leading service delivery automation (SDA) focused service provider by Everest Group and a Cool Vendor by Gartner. The firm is rapidly growing and shaping an industry predicated on work, value and customer experience. For more information, visit http://www.symphonyhq.com/ and follow the company on Twitter at @SymphonyVenture.
About the National Outsourcing Association:
The National Outsourcing Association (NOA) is the leading association serving both the outsourcing professional and the global outsourcing industry. Our vision is to grow the size and positive reputation of the outsourcing industry. Our mission is to be both the home and global ambassador of world class outsourcing. www.noa.co.uk