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Mike Quindazzi

Managing Director at PwC

Los Angeles, United States

I'm Mike Quindazzi, Managing Director leading sales for US Digital Services and the Southwest area of PwC. I have 28 years invested in gathering industry experience & crafting my management consulting abilities; leading teams & global companies on strategy & transformational initiatives. I am responsible for growing a $1 billion multi-sector practice where I spend my waking hours developing our people & shaping innovative approaches to solving complex issues for our clients.

I find the greatest rewards in helping our clients grow & find competitive advantage; whether that entails global expansion, accelerating digital, improving customer experience, transforming organizations, implementing complex systems (HR/ERP). I believe in a leader’s intuition but also in working with management/boards to unlock the value of big data with predictive analytics to support big decisions.

I am fortunate to work with diverse & dynamic teams across a range of clients (startups to Fortune 500) & tech alliances (Amazon, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Salesforce, Workday). I am intrigued by effective leadership, I applaud inclusion & collaboration; I try never to underestimate the power of culture and purpose when driving organizational change.

Whether an acquisition, minority stake investment, or IPO... I continue to stockpile a sense for the transactions that will create value. The days of buy low and sell high seem distant in the rear view mirror. I scope value through effective integration, unlocking synergies, and creating new structures; all made possible with the vast PwC network.

I am a keynote speaker on the global megatrends that are shaping future paths for business & society. I enjoy applying emerging tech trends to create opportunities and exceed client objectives .

Outside of family, other big passions for me include youth education & economic development. I am highly-driven to create a bright future for our people, clients & economy. Please join me on Twitter @MikeQuindazzi.

Mike Quindazzi Points
Academic 0
Author 10
Influencer 1519
Speaker 3
Entrepreneur 0
Total 1532

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Service Provider
Business Unit: Digital
Theatre: Global
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed
Media Experience: 30 years

Areas of Expertise

AI 30.08
Analytics 30.04
Big Data 30.04
Blockchain 30.33
Cryptocurrency 30.13
Customer Experience
Cybersecurity 30.08
Design Thinking
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation 30.01
FinTech 30.25
Innovation 30.04
IoT 30.04
Lean Startup
Open Innovation
Supply Chain
Sustainability 30.17
Renewable Energy 30.21

Industry Experience

Consumer Products
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Travel & Transportation


10 Article/Blogs
8 #AI predictions for 2018
February 02, 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a disruptive force that is defining the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) and promises to change nearly every aspect of business and society.

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Tags: AI

#AI needs #Data, Data needs a #Strategy
October 20, 2017
The pace of technology-driven change is accelerating for enterprises all around the world. While the idea of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for nearly 70 years, it wasn’t until 2017 that we found 72 percent of business leaders believed AI to be a competitive advantage in the future (if not already), according to a recent PwC AI survey.

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Tags: Analytics, AI, Big Data

Will #AI and #Robotics Replace Our Jobs?
September 18, 2017
While the field of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for some 60 years, it’s now finally a part of our daily lives — including how we work, bank, shop, interact, invest, drive and get insured. The term AI means different things to different people, but at PwC we think about it on a continuum, moving from assisted to augmented and, finally, autonomous intelligence.

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Tags: AI

A bit on #blockchain... and #bitcoin too!
August 31, 2017
The reference architecture for blockchain was originally conceived as Bitcoin, where “electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.”

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Tags: Blockchain, Cryptocurrency

A world of connected #IIoT things
July 25, 2017
Each new surprising application of a connected device – a car communicating with a traffic light, any-thing? – serves as a reminder that, given investment and a potential market, nearly anything could become part of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Tags: IoT

5 Questions on Digital Transformation
April 08, 2017
Nazareth Qarbozian interviews Mike Quindazzi, Managing Director, PwC.
Question 1: First Mike it is great to have you on board, with someone who works for PwC it’s great to get a wealth of knowledge from a senior person like yourself.
My First Question to you is pretty forthcoming, what are the likely changes we are going to see in Digital Transformation in Businesses from now to 2020? Can you tell us what changes are expected ahead?

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Tags: Digital Transformation

The Global State of #FinTech in 2017
April 05, 2017
In 2017, FinTech continues as a driver of disruption in the market as the pace of change in Financial Services seems only to be increasing – as does the urge for the industry to react. The forces shaping this change have led us to reconsider the role of finance, more as an “enabler” than a provider of financial products and services.

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Tags: FinTech

Global state of #cybersecurity 2017
October 06, 2016
There is a distinct shift in how organizations are now viewing cybersecurity, with forward-thinking organizations understanding that an investment in cybersecurity and privacy solutions can facilitate business growth and foster innovation.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Innovation

6 #cybersecurity questions for the #boardroom
August 15, 2016
Cyber threats continue to be a major concern for companies and boards today. Companies detected 38% more cybersecurity incidents last year, and the average total financial loss because of those incidents was $2.5 million.

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Tags: Cybersecurity

Do corporates care about renewables?
July 06, 2016
One of the biggest developments in the renewable energy marketplace in the last 12–24 months has been the rapid growth in corporate renewables purchases. Some leading commercial and industrial companies are now playing an increasingly important role in the evolution of the renewable energy sector.

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Tags: Sustainability, Renewable Energy

1 Media Interview
Top 20 #fintech + #blockchain in 2018
March 19, 2018
Each year in preparation for their annual conference, Jax Finance explores the most influential Financial Technology people in the Twittersphere. After analyzing thousands of Twitter accounts, they created a list of tweeters they recommend FinTech enthusiast follows. Thank you Jax for including me in the Top 20 FinTech List for 2018.

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Tags: Blockchain, FinTech

1 Speaking Engagement
Future Forum - Artificial Intelligence
Future Forum
June 28, 2017
Megatrends leading the emergence of artificial intelligence

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Tags: AI

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Location: All    Date Available: May 04th, 2018     Fees: Project Based

Submission Date: May 05th, 2018     Service Type: Service Offered

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