Mr. Pendle is currently VP of North American Sales for Bleum, with over 20 years in IT sales experience in leading sales teams that generated over USD 500 million in IT solutions to Tier 1 companies. Mr. Pendle is a recognized expert in CPG and Financial Services industries in regard to IT, having published over 120 articles and papers in media such as “The Economist”, “Newsweek”, and “Businessweek”. He has also been retained for consulting at several Fortune 500 companies, organizations such as the United Nations, and the U.S. and Philippines governments, among others.
Mr. Pendle began his career as a Business Solutions Provider at IBM, moving into a sales executive role with the IBM Global Services Division where he received 3 President’s Circle Awards and 6 Service Stars. Mr. Pendle then went to Capgemini, where he helped grow the Central (now West) business unit from USD 2 million to USD 246 million in less than a decade. With Capgemini, Mr. Pendle received 3 Winner’s Circle Awards and 2 Salesperson of the Year awards. He currently resides in Naperville, Illinois.Founded in 2001, Bleum provides ultra-high quality IT outsourcing work in a variety of sectors including financial services, retail, logistics and non-profit. Bleum specializes in creating offshore development centers, providing services such as application development, product development, support and maintenance, testing and legacy system modernization. Bleum’s relentless focus on quality has earned it prestigious ISO27001 and CMMI Level 5 certifications and a leadership position as one of the top 100 global outsourcing providers according to the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.
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