Who we are

Founded in 2008, we are a boutique firm with a focus entirely on transforming enterprise IT to meet the needs of digital technology-intensive businesses.

The team is composed of change makers. We are a blend of enterprise IT insiders, who know how to make effective change and hands-on experts with deep knowledge of modern tools and techniques.

We simplify the client journey and reduce implementation time by placing leading technology practices in complex enterprises.

At Virtual Clarity, we have a decade of experience in solving large scale IT modernization challenges in the world’s most demanding, mission-critical environments.

A selection of our people...

Steve Peskin

Ever wondered what it would be like to meet a serial entrepreneur? You need to meet Steve in that case.

He is our MD, and inspires our teams worldwide. His mantra is “making complex things simple”, and is obsessed with return on energy and making sure our clients know that we are people who give a damn, and care about your business achievements.

He is proud to be the leader of a collective of change makers and focused thinkers, who think clearly and tell it to you straight.

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Rens Troost

Rens is a guy you need to meet. His vision and ability to translate your needs into reality astounds our clients and teams alike. He is fast, detailed and nimble. To him the next challenge is a joy not a burden.

He’s got a solid background, too. Across more than two decades as a senior IT executive at leading financial services firms, Rens has earned his reputation for bringing together stakeholders, and aligning IT capabilities with business needs.

Rens came to Virtual Clarity from UBS, where as Executive Director he led architecture and design for the company’s global infrastructure organisation, and oversaw initiatives ranging from the introduction of Linux and virtualization to post 9/11 IT business continuity. His first-hand experience as an IT leader in the banking sector means he is in high demand amongst Virtual Clarity’s clients.

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Ryan Schoenfeld

Ryan is the guy to get in touch with if you have a thorny business issue to resolve. Based in the USA, his ability to navigate operational, political, and developmental hurdles of high growth companies means he can both engage and empathise with you to win through. The bigger the challenge the happier he is to help you.

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Wendy Woodford

As our people officer, Wendy could well be the first person you actually meet if your interest in us is for career development. Always on the look out for brilliant talent, she needs to be on your radar.

For us our people are key, for her it is 100% of her focus, she is never happier than when we are breaking new people heights.

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Brian Glasser

Brian is the consummate professional in IT within the financial industry. Our CEO in the Americas, he has a wealth of the kind of experience you’re gonna need to support your senior team during your transformation journey.

A New Yorker through and through, his focus areas are cloud technologies and how to re-imagine existing enterprise applications in the cloud.

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Tom Morgan

Tom is one of our guys who has morphed from client to consultant. Holding an excellent mix of perspective which marries his understanding of your needs as a client, with a deep comprehension of the technological implications for you.

Tom will probably be one of the first guys you get to talk to in EMEA. You’ll find that conversation both informative, and very helpful.

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Chris Buckley

Chris is never satisfied with just achieving success, he is constantly looking for the next edge and is always focused on business outcomes, in a commercial context. Having solved perplexing problems within the most complex global environments for nearly two decades.

Since joining us at Virtual Clarity he has developed distributed systems platform strategy, and served as lead architect for global enterprise private cloud.

What you might not expect is that he combined being a part-time racing driver with being the founding co-chair of the Open Data Center Alliance’s infrastructure workgroup (he still races by the way). Chris is guided by a passion for identifying the right problems to solve from a business perspective, feel free to challenge him.

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Ashley Cvrkel

Ashley has a career path that is embedded in software testing, with a twist. Her passion for technology allied with her bright personality quickly brought her out of her cube and into the world of working collaboratively with clients.

Ashley loves to drive client value and adopting creative approaches to problem solving.

She believes a high level of openness, strong communication, and co-creating solutions is the key to success in your transformational journey.

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