Perry began his career as an IS Projects Manager with Metropolitan Life in Canada and then spent 10 years as CEO and Founder of Certus Concepts Online, Inc. Over the course of his career, Perry has also held executive leadership roles in delivery and sales positions across a wide range of industry sectors.
Perry joined Capgemini in 2001 managing the Canadian Outsourcing Business Project Delivery Group. He began building the practice for Capgemini’s Smart Meter and Smart Grid solutions in 2004. Under his direction Capgemini became a leader in smart grid and advanced metering infrastructure offers: today Capgemini provides Smart Energy Services to over 75 global utility clients, representing 113 million metered customers actively engaged in smart energy programs.
Between 2006 and 2008, Perry held the position of Capgemini’s Business Development practice for the company’s North America Energy, Utilities & Chemicals sector, where his responsibilities includeed a comprehensive portfolio of Capgemini’s strategy, sales, marketing and alliances in the United States and Canada.
In 2009, Perry took on a global role leading Smart Energy Services service line and in 2012 he was appointed Utilities Global Sector Leader.
In January 2014, Perry was appointed Global Head of Sectors in addition to his role as Capgemini’s Utilities Global Sector Leader.
Perry is a Canadian citizen who lives in Toronto with his family, he holds a Honors Bachelor of Mathematics and Honors Computer Science, Co-operative Program from the University of Waterloo. When he is not travelling he enjoys spending time with his family.