John Renard leads business operations for Cyient in Europe. He specializes in financial management, business leadership, and global outsourcing and provides strategic leadership for strengthening Cyient’s presence in the region. Most recently, John has effectively led Cyient’s efforts in the geospatial sector, including the relationship with Esri and Cyient’s recognition as an Esri Gold Partner.
John brings with him over 25 years of experience in IT, geospatial, and data engineering. He joined Cyient in 2000. Through his tenure, he has held leadership positions for several geographies, including Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and business units such as utilities, telecom, analytics, and data transformation. Prior to Cyient, John ran a consulting practice in France to provide decision support applications and data-driven analysis solutions for a roster of clients that included La Poste and Total.
John received his master’s degree in geography and management studies from the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and an active member of the World Geospatial Industry Council, where he serves as Treasurer.