Akinnovate expands portfolio, appoints Erik Tarnvik as VP of Data Management and Analytics

Reston, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 – Akinnovate, the Reston based consultancy and services company, today announced the appointment of Erik Tarnvik to the position of VP of Data Management and Analytics. With the appointment of Tarnvik, Akinnovate is also announcing the introduction of Data Management & Analytics as a practice area.

“With Erik on the team we are kick-starting a new phase of growth for Akinnovate,” said Jackie Ting, CEO of Akinnovate. “At Akinnovate, our focus is always on providing total end-to-end solutions to our clients. Erik will complement and extend the Management Consulting services we offer to help our clients succeed. He will serve on the management team and take the lead in achieving our clients’ objectives in Data Management & Analytics.”

As a senior business leader with 20 years of international executive experience as CTO, VP Product Management & Marketing and other roles, Tarnvik has helped define and execute strategies targeting analytics growth, M&A, business turn-around and post-M&A integration. Tarnvik also brings to the table considerable knowledge and experience in business and product strategy, market positioning and partnership development.

Tarnvik joined Ericsson and the TEMS™ network testing executive team early in his career and contributed to the growth of that business for almost two decades. At Ascom, Tarnvik initiated a partnership with an analytics provider and later led the successful acquisition of that company. Tarnvik also made leadership contributions in half a dozen M&A projects and integration efforts, spearheaded the extension of the portfolio, and successfully led a regional business turn-around.

"I am thrilled and excited to join Akinnovate, a fantastic team of exceptional professionals with a passion to deliver results for clients," Tarnvik said. "Akinnovate has already made significant contributions to clients in Data Quality, Data Management and Analytics. This is clearly an area of evolving client needs and I look forward to assist in building Akinnovate’s practice as well as contribute in Management Consulting engagements."

Tarnvik holds a Licentiate of Philosophy degree in Computer Science from Umea University, Sweden. He resides in the Washington, D.C. Metro area.

About Akinnovate

Akinnovate is a boutique consulting company with practices in Management Consulting, Telecom Engineering, Software Development and Data Management & Analytics. We provide a total solution approach for our clients technical and business growth needs with emphasis on utilizing carefully selected software solutions for efficiency and sustained value.

Our senior team averages over 20 years of global experience in Management, Telecommunications, Information Technology and the Software Development industries.