Greg Sarafin

Greg Sarafin

Global Managing Partner - Alliance Ecosystem, EY

As EY's Global Managing Partner - Alliance Ecosystem, Greg Sarafin oversees the growth and impact of the EY Partner Ecosystem on our clients, our people and stakeholders more broadly. The EY Partner Ecosystem has accounted for 40% of EY's growth the past six years, and it has grown at 40% CAGR to over $8B in that period. Greg manages a global EY team that provides core enablement for over 100 relationships and which directly oversees and manages the global relationships with our top tier partners.


Greg joined EY in 2015 as Americas Financial Services Organization (FSO) Alliances and Platforms Leader where he was responsible for a large team of technology implementation professionals supporting EY's business transformation solutions in the US and multiple delivery centers globally. 


Prior to joining EY, he served as Vice President of IBM Global Business Services. From 2012 through 2014, he was IBM’s US Industry Leader and Managing Partner for Banking and Financial Markets, responsible for the go-to-market strategy, account relationships and growth of the business - a Chief Revenue Officer role in today's terminology. He joined IBM in 2008 as the Global Relationship Partner for Citigroup, among the top three IBM accounts at the time.


Greg came to IBM after four years leading BearingPoint's Financial Services Technology Strategy and Advisory practice. Previously, he served as a Managing Director at the eBusiness Consulting start-up, Scient (now part of the digital transformation agency, SapientRazorfish), was the CTO and founder of a VC-funded start-up in the Healthcare Payments industry and began his career building and operating a successful boutique consultancy for thirteen years. 


Greg has published articles on a variety of technology and business topics and has his BS in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Outside of the office, he is an unabashed binge watcher, avid traveler, fervent foodie and devoted fan of his three adult children.

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