Based in Boston, Roy King is a Managing Director with ChampionScott Partners. Roy possesses extensive technology, business and strategic consulting services experience developed through his 30 year career. His experience has encompassed leading businesses through significant growth and transformation while working closely with boards, HR communities, and leadership teams to achieve strategic, operational and financial objectives, as well as completing successful investor exits.
Prior to joining ChampionScott, Roy led a $1.5B global consulting and systems integration business for CSC. In this role, he had direct responsibility for 8,000 professionals worldwide and his teams focused on technology and industry consulting for GBS. He also provided consulting leadership for Cyber, Cloud, Big Data and NPS offerings. Before his time at CSC, Roy led publicly traded and private equity backed software businesses as CEO, managed a technology-enabled HR outsourcing solutions company as COO, and was General Manager for IBM’s global consulting and industry solutions business in Europe with $3.5 B in revenue and 10,000 employees. Prior to his leadership roles as an operating executive or board member, he worked with clients worldwide on strategy, operations and technology engagements as a Partner with Booz-Allen and KPMG.
Roy has led critical recruitment efforts for senior executives across the C-Suite and market facing positions like sales and delivery with key account, geographic, industry, functional or business process responsibilities for business services, consulting and new markets. Additionally, he has led talent acquisition programs for large scale programs in target markets and geographic regions worldwide.
Born in Peoria, Illinois, Roy earned his BS in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University while working as a co-op engineer for John Deere & Co. He moved to the east coast in 1980 and earned a MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Roy has served on the boards of CompuPay, Broadstar Energy, and Mercator Software in the past. He is a true internationalist having lived throughout the US and lived in Europe while with IBM leading the growth of its services business. He and his wife reside in the Boston area. They have four “children”, all of whom have earned their college degrees.