André Bakland joined Sopra Steria as a Section Manager in 2018. He leads an advisory community and service offering in Norway dedicated to solving important customer challenges related to cloud transformation, IT-strategy and sourcing. He was also key in developing the cloud advisory service offering for Sopra Steria Norway as well as the Group. With a background from PwC Consulting André is well equipped to understand business needs and drivers, and their impact on IT strategy and digital transformation. He has worked with large clients in both private and public sector, with focus on strategy and operational improvement. André holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Technology Management with specialization in strategic sourcing and organization change from NTNU, Norway and UC Berkeley, USA.