Monty Barlow appointed as Cambridge Consultants CEO

Feb 16, 2023

Cambridge, UK, February 16, 2023 – Cambridge Consultants, a world-leading product development and technology consultancy, part of Capgemini Invent, has today announced Monty Barlow as its new CEO. Previously the Chief Technology Officer, Barlow succeeds Eric Wilkinson who will be retiring after 31 years with the company.

Barlow will be leading the global team of engineers, scientists, designers, and consultants that deliver over 500 scientific, engineering and design projects each year and help some of the world’s biggest brands and most ambitious start-ups to realise their technology-based aspirations.

On his appointment, Monty Barlow commented “I am energised by the opportunity to lead Cambridge Consultants into the next phase of its growth within Capgemini. I would like to thank Eric Wilkinson for his contribution over the past 31 years, and for his inspiring leadership. Cambridge Consultants is now embarking on a new chapter, leveraging its position within the Capgemini Group to help our clients achieve significant positive societal impact.”

Barlow has been with Cambridge Consultants for 23 years and has been responsible for incubating new strategic technology groups to extend Cambridge Consultants’ expertise in bleeding edge technologies such as synthetic biology, machine psychology and quantum computation. Cambridge Consultants has more than 20,000 sqm of state-of-the-art R&D facilities, with over 100 fully equipped labs, design offices and workshops.

Eric Wilkinson, who held the CEO role since 2017, said, “I want to thank everyone at Cambridge Consultants for their support and dedication; we have achieved a great deal together. The next decade will see huge opportunities for companies brave enough to challenge the technology status quo to radically improve their future, and the future of our society. Monty is perfectly placed to take the company on this new and exciting journey.”

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About Cambridge Consultants and Capgemini

About Cambridge Consultants
Cambridge Consultants develops breakthrough products, services and intellectual property, and provides business consultancy in technology-critical issues for clients worldwide. For more than 60 years, the company has been helping its clients turn business opportunities into commercial successes, whether they are launching first-to-market products, entering new markets or expanding existing markets through the introduction of new technologies. With a team of more than 800 team members, including engineers, scientists, mathematicians and designers, in offices in Cambridge (UK), Boston (USA), Tokyo (Japan) and Singapore, Cambridge Consultants offers solutions across a diverse range of industries including medical technology, industrial and consumer products, digital health, energy and wireless communications.

About Capgemini Invent
As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in nearly 40 studios and more than 60 offices around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 325,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.

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