Executive Vice President and Vice-Chair
Keith Tilley is Executive Vice President and Vice-Chair of Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). He currently holds global responsibility for market strategy, marketing, channels and consulting. Keith provides executive sponsorship for major customers and prospects, focusing on creating opportunities to drive the growth and success of the company, while ensuring the company delivers to meet its customers’ business objectives.
Keith brings more than 35 years of business operations and sales leadership to his role. He joined Sungard AS in November 2001 when the Company acquired Comdisco. Prior to that, he worked for Failsafe ROC Ltd., Istel, and Rover Cars – progressing from the IT department to operations manager, then moving into various commercial and product management roles.
Initially working as business development director in the UK for FailSafe ROC, Keith held roles in marketing, business development and service delivery before becoming managing director for Comdisco's UK and European operations. During this time, he managed the expansion of the business from a single line in only two locations, to multiple platforms and services. This included high availability and web services across nearly 30 facilities throughout Europe and India.
When the company moved to a global functional structure (from geographic) Keith became responsible for all global customer facing areas – Sales, Marketing, Solutioning, Customer Services and Consultancy until Jan 2017.
Keith is a Chartered Director and a co-opted member of the Confederation of British Industry's South East Council, as well as vice-chair of Intellect's membership committee.