Meet Forrest Danson
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Whether he’s creating a vision for information technology (IT) or integrating companies in a merger or acquisition, Deloitte Consulting LLP Principal Forrest Danson has always been able to see the big picture and the details. This ability helps him address the variety of challenges his financial services clients face today — and tomorrow.
Forrest leads the Global Technology Advisory/IT Strategy practice and has more than 20 years of experience in the IT arena, primarily focused on the financial services industry. His background includes extensive experience in IT strategy, including IT visioning, IT resource management, IT organizational structure/governance, IT Center of Excellence development, and IT cost reduction.
He also has deep experience in IT architecture and systems integration, specializing in design and implementation of transaction processing, database, messaging, and Internet technology applications and architectures.
Forrest has a bachelor of science in business administration degree in information systems from Ohio State University and a master of business administration degree in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago.
My Areas of Specialization:
- Technology Advisory Services/IT Strategy & Management
- Technology Integration
- Merger and Acquisition Services
My Career High:
I led the effort to integrate two major global financial services giants to create the world’s premier securities services/asset manager, achieving issue-free Day One and a plan for meeting all synergy targets.