Margarete McGrath leads global partnerships for Dell Technologies. Margarete drives strategic ecosystems and new go-to-market initiatives, leveraging her experience from leadership of complex change programmes from the big four consulting firms.
As organisations embrace new technologies to advance their business models, they often leverage a variety of partners which has given rise to diverse and complimentary ecosystems. The benefits of these ecosystem business models extend beyond the boundaries of an organisation and have the potential to impact entire markets and value chains. Margarete works closely with a wide range of technology and consulting partners to design and build these ecosystems that are focussed on driving innovation and business model advancement.
Prior to Dell, Margarete worked as a management consultant where she worked for EY and PwC leading complex change programmes. She previously worked for PwC in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and more recently in Ireland. Margarete supported many public and private sector clients with their business transformations. Alongside this, Margarete previously ran two successful start ups’ focusing on sharing models in food sustainability and building social networks while in New Zealand.
Today, Margarete works with a diverse group of Dell Technologies clients to support them with their cloud and security transformations. Margarete also sits on the board of two fast scaling UK start ups along with the being an active advisory board member of the British Standards Institute on data and digital ethics.
Margarete is widely recognised as an industry thinker on the future of work, cloud and security transformation, diversity, inclusion, and positive mental health initiatives. Margarete was named by SC Media Women of Influence awards to be one of the top 30 cybersecurity leaders in 2021. Margarete is a strong advocate of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and is a champion of several mentoring and coaching programmes for women in STEM across the UK and the US.
Margarete is Irish born and lives in London with her family, she is a keen runner and kayaker.