FTI Consulting’s technology wing has appointed Sam Davies as managing director. The blockchain expert arrives after five years of developing blockchain solutions for a Big Four consultancy.
Steven S. McNew, Global Blockchain and Digital Assets Leader at FTI Consulting, commented, “Sam brings extensive technical and technology development expertise to our team that will be essential in helping our clients think through blockchain opportunities. and build the necessary infrastructure. to support them. »
FTI clients grapple with a range of questions and challenges related to their blockchain projects and investments. Despite years of hype, many companies have yet to realize the potential promised by technology, and FTI strives to help customers understand and navigate highly technical concepts; help them make strategic decisions and monitor implementation plans.
To that end, Davies brings to FTI more than 15 years of experience in research and development, engineering and analysis of emerging technologies and complex infrastructure applications. He has extensive hands-on product development expertise in blockchain technology, software as a service (SaaS), and artificial intelligence.
Most recently, Davies spent five years at EY. After joining as a Blockchain Solutions Architect, he was most recently Head of Global Blockchain Platform and Head of Enterprise Engineering. This earned him the responsibility of leading multiple product development teams in the successful design, development, and delivery of blockchain-based SaaS platforms and helping customers in all geographies and industries to implement blockchain technology.
Commenting on his appointment, Davies added, “We are going through a very exciting time of disruption, technological development and opportunity in the blockchain industry. FTI Consulting has assembled one of the world’s best teams of blockchain and digital asset experts, and I am honored to have the opportunity to join them in helping our clients innovate in this space.
FTI Consulting is a global business consulting firm. With more than 7,500 employees in 31 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities.
As FTI Consulting’s technology brand seeks to help its clients adapt to the rapidly changing landscape that spans cryptocurrency, metaverse, Web 3.0, enterprise infrastructure and more, blockchain and digital assets, it has hosted a number of experts in recent months. In mid-2022, this saw fellow blockchain expert Susana Esteban join FTI Technology as Managing Director.