With more than 30 years of consulting experience, Mr. Jellison has led high impact, transformational initiatives across high tech hardware, software and services organizations with a focus on enterprise technology and software-enabled businesses.
His primary areas of concentration are product introduction and portfolio rationalization; licensing and pricing effectiveness; direct and indirect sales models; channel program design; and other go-to-market elements. He also focuses on cloud business models and operational capabilities.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Jellison spent 22 years in Accenture’s management consulting practice, including 13 years as a Managing Director in the North America Communications, Media & Entertainment and Technology group. He also served several years as the global lead for the software industry sector. After Accenture, he led sales and client services for a big data consulting and engineering solutions startup, Silicon Valley Data Science. He was also a partner at Altman Vilandrie & Company. Mr. Jellison started his career as an engineer in Silicon Valley, working on leading-edge systems for military jet engine monitoring, maintenance information management and predictive analytics.
Mr. Jellison earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with highest honors and a master’s degree in engineering from University of California, Davis, in addition to a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University. He was previously elected to two terms on the Software Division Board of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), and has been active in Silicon Valley organizations (e.g., serving as a member of the Churchill Academy and as a Churchill Club tech trends panelist). His views on cloud computing have been cited in Forbes, Information Week, IDC, CRN, Business Week and other media.