Former TM CTO Giorgio Migliarina heads to Accenture

Accenture has appointed Giorgio Migliarina as communications and media industry lead for Asia Pacific (APAC), effective immediately.

In his new role, Migliarina is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients shape and deliver large-scale company transformation programmes.

Migliarina joined Accenture from Telekom Malaysia, where he worked from 2009 and spent eight years as chief technology and innovation officer in charge of network, information technology (IT) and research and development departments. During his tenure, he oversaw the transformation of the company’s IT and network platforms and managed several notable projects including the fiberisation of Malaysia, the launch of new operational support systems and business support systems for both B2B and B2C businesses, and the complete redesign of field processes. He was also in charge of B2B sales and oversaw Telekom Malaysia’s pivot towards managed services, IT, internet of things and vertical industry solutions.

Prior to working at Telekom Malaysia, Migliarina was a partner for 10 years with McKinsey & Company, co-leading the telecom and ICT practice for APAC. He also spent five years at Infostrada as business development manager.

“We are committed to having the best talent in the industry, so we are thrilled to welcome Migliarina onto our team,” said Bob Sell, group chief executive of Accenture’s communications, media and technology operating group. “Migliarina’s experience on the client-side puts him in a unique position to understand the complexities and requirements of a communications service provider and as such, gives him the insights needed to help clients transform their businesses for future success.”

Migliarina added, “After many years focusing on one company, I wanted to take a step back and embrace the opportunity to focus on digital transformation with many different key players across the APAC region.[...].I am excited to be part of this tremendous organisation (Accenture) and to be able to help clients tackle the challenges of their digital transformation journeys.”