W3 Partnership is delighted to announce the appointment of Gary Ellwood as Non-Executive Director for Smarter Integration.

Gary Ellwood brings over 20 years of technology leadership experience and an in-depth knowledge of Enterprise Integration. Starting his career in the public sector with DWP in the 90s, Gary quickly established himself as a prominent technology architect and transformation leader, specialising in integration. This led to Chief Architect roles with Cap Gemini and IBM, where he also led the EMEA Integration practice, before becoming Chief Technology Officer at Phones 4u and then Office Depot International. Presently, Gary leads the CxO Advisory consulting practice and is Commercial Sector CTO at Sopra Steria Group.

Gary will play a key role in meeting the company’s aggressive growth goals as well as building the brands reputation for service and delivery to clients and establishing ICaaS as a preferred integration method.

Graham Woods, Director, W3P Smarter Integration, said: “Gary’s exceptional experience and contacts in the industry are second to none and we are thrilled to have him on board. Attracting someone of Gary’s calibre really endorses the strategy and ambition of Smarter Integration and ICaaS.”

Gary Ellwood added: “It’s an exciting time to be joining Smarter Integration, as Cloud centric integration is beginning to gain momentum and take connectivity to the next level. Smarter Integration are focused on helping clients achieve their integration objectives whilst reducing their costs, risk and timescales. We have a strong team and values, placing us an in ideal position to provide exceptional solutions and attain our growth targets.”