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CompuCom Hires Former Lenovo, Gartner Executive As Chief Strategy Officer

Solution provider CompuCom made a savvy hire this week, landing a leader deeply immersed in technology and strategy at Gartner and Lenovo to ensure the company stays ahead of the technology curve.

CompuCom named Hardik Shah to be its new chief strategy officer, who told CRN that he plans to accelerate the company's expertise around mobility, personalization and infrastructure management, with an emphasis on the retail, financial and health-care vertical industries. But his biggest area of focus will be enabling customers to leverage new and emerging technologies to gain competitive advantage.

Shah believes IT strategic service providers will play a critical role in creating the use cases and environments where end customers can get the most value out of their mobile devices.

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