Don Doctor

In this month’s issue of Executive Perspective, martinwolf interviews Don Doctor, CEO of CompuCom. Don Doctor is responsible for providing global leadership and operational excellence to advance CompuCom’s mission. Don shapes and executes CompuCom’s strategy, enabling it to deliver “best-in-breed” IT services and solutions to its clients and harnessing the company’s people, culture, capabilities and portfolio to pursue market opportunities that drive growth. In the interview, Don walks us through his background and describes the changes he has seen over his more than 20 years of experience in the channel. He also goes into detail regarding the rise of the cloud and how it affects traditional solution providers and their clients. Don closes with a discussion of the positive role private equity firms can play in driving growth for solution providers, and finally shares a guiding principle shared with him early in his career.

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