Carl Wilson, former Marriott CIO, Joins Rural Sourcing’s Board of Directors
ATLANTA, February 25, 2015 – Rural Sourcing, the pioneer and an industry leader in the fast growing trend of low cost domestic sourcing, announced today that Carl Wilson, former Executive Vice President and Global CIO of Marriott Worldwide was appointed to the Rural Sourcing board of directors.
During Carl’s 14-year career with Marriott, he established the IT organization as a strategic business partner to the broader company by aligning the technology function with aggressive profit goals and implementing leading-edge technology to advance the global presence of Marriott. Today Marriott is a $15 billion revenue company with 3,800 hotels across 72+ countries. Prior to Marriott, Carl served as the Vice-President of Information Resources with Georgia-Pacific from 1992 – 1997.
“Carl will be a tremendous addition to the board with his corporate CIO experience, his strategic thinking regarding technology, and his experiences in scaling tech organizations.” said Monty P. Hamilton, CEO of Rural Sourcing. “We believe Carl’s expertise will be extremely valuable as we continue to drive toward our mission of creating thousands of US based IT jobs in smaller cities across America.”
“I look forward to working with Monty, his executive team and the rest of the board to accelerate the successful model they have pioneered in the world of IT outsourcing,” said Wilson. “Having been a consumer of offshore services I was excited to learn about the cost effective alternative of domestic sourcing here in the US and am even more excited now to help them achieve their vision for the future of outsourcing.”
About Rural Sourcing
Rural Sourcing, backed by Bain Capital Double Impact, is the leading provider of outsourced digital engineering to build, deploy and support critical business and cloud-based software. Rural Sourcing’s unique onshore delivery model is 100 percent U.S.-based, accessing untapped technology talent in Middle America cities. By providing an alternative to offshore outsourcing, Rural Sourcing eliminates the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks. Scrum-as-a-ServiceTM, Rural Sourcing’s unique engagement framework for Agile software development, provides rapid and flexible deployment of multidisciplinary teams via an elastic consumption model and predictable monthly pricing. The company provides world-class solutions for technology-centric and Fortune 1000 clients across various industries including healthcare, technology, logistics, financial services and pharmaceutical.