Alun Baker brings 25 years of International Senior and Executive Management experience from across the IT Software marketplace. Alun joined Viewpoint’s 4Projects team in March 2014 from Procurian (Accenture) a global leading BPO Company, where, as Managing Director of EMEA, he was instrumental in the successful acquisition by Accenture in 2013.
Alun attended The University of Wales, Swansea, where he earned a Joint Honors BA in Economics and Economic Geography.
Previously he has held various Executive roles typically running EMEA in Technology infrastructure companies such as TIBCO Software and Datasynapse, and as Director or SVP in ERP Software companies such as JBA, Oracle and Intentia/Lawson where there was heavy emphasis on the manufacturing and construction markets. Additionally Alun spent 12 years as a Non-Exec. Chairman of 2 stellar growth International infrastructure and BPO companies: Company-I (Acquired by Symantec Corp in 2007) and Citihub.
Alun is passionate about helping and encouraging young people in their careers, one epiphany later Alun built a social network called WYGU to help young people get better career guidance globally, which as part of the ‘Big Society Network’, Alun has spent a few sessions lobbying the UK government trying to drive change in this area.
Outside of work Alun is a keen family man and sportsman, running, skiing, and cycling to keep fit. However being born in a mining village near Merthyr Tydfil, he is a passionate Welsh Rugby fan and a 20 year season ticket holder with his father and two brothers at Cardiff City football club.