Richard A. Lahey
Rich Lahey is a founder and principal consultant at Alleyn Associates where he focuses on the intersection of business and
information technology. His areas of expertise include IT strategy, IT/business alignment, IT metrics, business case development,
application portfolio strategy, data center strategy, data center consolidation strategy, program and project management and
Mr. Lahey has more than twenty years experience in information technology across a variety of industries and roles. He founded
Alleyn Associates in 2005 after leaving Gartner, Inc., where he was a vice president in the consulting practice.
At Gartner, Mr. Lahey led consulting projects in application portfolio strategy, data center consolidation, data center strategy,
sourcing strategy, IT benchmarking, and process, project and program management assessment. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Lahey was a
regional director for application service provider USinternetworking, where led a professional services practice implementing and
supporting ERP, CRM, spend management and e-commerce software from PeopleSoft, Siebel, Ariba, Microsoft and Broadvision.
Mr. Lahey's experience also includes project and outsourcing management at EDS, project management, business process design and
systems integration at Andersen Consulting (Accenture), and Oracle Financials and Manufacturing implementation as an IT director.
Mr. Lahey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University and a Master of Science degree in Management (MBA
equivalent) from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is based in Sunnyvale,
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