Financial Technology

Financial Technology

May 20, 2011

Empathy Lab Announces New Offering Focused on Providing Program Management Services

Empathy Lab, a premier digital agency focused on providing innovative eCommerce and broadband solutions to the world’s leading brands has appointed Kevin Carruthers, formerly of Hewlett-Packard (News - Alert), to launch a new offering focused on providing program management services to Empathy Lab clients.

“Empathy Lab is doing ground-breaking work with some of the world’s most exciting brands,” said Carruthers, “and I am thrilled to participate in the expansion of services.”

 “The digital initiatives we lead are extensions of our clients’ core business strategies,” said Kevin Labick, CEO of Empathy Lab, in a press release. “As such, we must integrate our efforts with all of their customer touch-points and supporting systems. Success requires the ability to manage multiple parties, multiple work streams and multiple priorities.”

“We are extremely excited to have the experience and seniority that Kevin Carruthers brings to our executive team.”

Empathy Lab’s commitment to drive positive business results for its clients worldwide by helping them better manage complexity and scale in their digital programs is very well reflected by this appointment.

Kevin Carruthers holds more than 10 years of experience in leading complex, global teams, defining program management processes as well as integrating processes and teams into existing PMOs.

Before joining Empathy Lab as Empathy Lab as its Vice President of Program Management, Carruthers lead an R&D team at Hewlett-Packard where he was responsible for defining and delivering several complex programs, managing products and software development teams.

He joined Hewlett-Packard through HP’s acquisition of Neoware (News - Alert), Inc. where he was Director of Software Applications.

In related news, Empathy Lab has been selected by Inc. Magazine as one of fastest growing private companies in the US, achieving the rank of #1050 on the Inc 5000 list.

Deepika Mala is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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