Episode 47

August 3, 2023

Essential Considerations for Technology Selection and Implementation w/ Simon England

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Welcome back for part two of our episode with Simon England, Partner at the specialist advisory firm Garwood Solutions. The conversation continues between Simon and our host Banoo Behboodi as they discuss how new technologies are impacting business processes. Simon also touches on some important factors to consider during the selection and implementation stages of software buying.

Other topics covered in this episode include:

  • The benefit of utilizing technology to manage talent pools and resources
  • Important considerations when optimizing an organization’s tech stack
  • Complexities of software implementation and the need to adapt

Banoo Behboodi

Vice President, Success Engineering

Banoo Behboodi is a 20+ year software and services leader with extensive experience executing change initiatives with oversight of Customer Success, Professional Services and Delivery and Consulting functions. Banoo’s earlier experiences with AT&T Mobility, Coca-Cola Company and Ernst & Young leading key transformational and compliance projects, provided the foundation needed to be an effective leader and a change agent with a customer first mindset. Banoo is passionate about driving continuous improvement through sharing best practices and empowering resources through technology and analytics to optimize performance and job satisfaction while driving business outcomes.


Brent Trimble

Vice President, Value Engineering

Brent brings more than 15+ year’s of leadership experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Delivery, Marketing services and product development firms to his technology role at Kantata. As the VP of Value Engineering and the Managing Director of Marketing Service & Agency Vertical, he specializes in identifying process improvement potential, business optimization and key health metrics for alignment and orientation.

With deep business understanding through an operator lens - Brent works with Kantata partner firms to refine intrinsic and extrinsic value drivers - giving firm principals the focus required for adoption, mobilization, value realization and ultimately - success.

Prior to joining Kantata, Brent was a client of the platform and held positions at Interpublic Group, Accenture, WPP, and independent marketing consulting firms.