North Highland's Data and Analytics division continues to grow

October 31, 2014

Global management consultancy North Highland is pleased to announce that Dwight Specht and Michael Winner have joined its Data and Analytics division as vice presidents. Specht will serve as the division leader for the firm’s South region, while Winner will lead the division’s West region from the firm’s Los Angeles office.

“We are investing in the growth of our Data and Analytics division as we believe there is ample opportunity to provide our clients with the capability to harness the power of data available today, and in the future. The addition of Dwight and Michael helps to ensure that we have the right data scientists and innovative expertise in place to stay ahead of the curve and North Highland will continue to enhance this offering within the firm,” said North Highland CEO Dan Reardon.

North Highland’s Data and Analytics division was launched in 2012, providing data intelligence capabilities to clients as part of the firm’s integrated suite of offerings, which also includes the its Managed Services division as well as creative and marketing strategy through Sparks Grove.

“We are thrilled to have Dwight and Michael as part of our team,” said Maria Bothwell, managing director and president at North Highland. “Our Data and Analytics division combines industry experience, technical skill and deep knowledge to help our clients make sense of their data intelligence and transform it into a powerful asset. Dwight and Michael’s presence enhances our ability to bring this critical business need to organizations.”

Joining North Highland from I.B.I.S., where he served as chief operating officer, Specht is an information technology strategist and enterprise architect, specializing in leading high performance professional services teams. His past engagements include driving implementation services for the Microsoft technology stack, business intelligence systems, salesforce automation, ERP and custom application development.

Within his career of more than 20 years in global professional services operations, Winner has held the titles of chief technology officer and senior vice president in the technology services industry. Winner’s area of expertise includes business intelligence, analytics, marketing automation and enterprise technology. He has extensive experience in leading professional services operations and engagements as well as business development with a number of Fortune 1000 clients. 

About North Highland

North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, transformation, performance improvement, and technology and digital. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe, and has been named as a “Best Firm to Work For” every year since 2007 by Consulting Magazine. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (, a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

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