Founder and CEO
Syed Alam is Founder & CEO of accentedge, a leading digital transformation company headquartered in Chicago. He brings over 30 years of proven leadership in the fields of information technology, cloud computing, analytics and content protection. Prior to founding Accentedge, Syed served as the Global Leader for Cloud Computing & Digital Workspace for Abbvie, Inc. overseeing global collaboration, cloud infrastructure, and solution architecture programs for this $28-Billion pharmaceutical company. He planned and lead digital transformation efforts, digital workspace, cloud computing, search, analytics, and content protection transformation initiatives. Mr. Alam was Managing Director of Alam & Company, a consulting company he founded that specialized in design, implementation, and management of on-premise and cloud-based technology solutions for a wide range of markets, including health care, agriculture, sustainability, professional services, and media. He also served as a Program Manager for Miller Brewing Company, and was the Founder and President of SoftGear Corporation, an award-winning technology company. Syed holds an M.B.A. from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and received his B.B.A in Management Information Systems & Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He has completed Strategy & Innovation programs from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology.).