ACA Compliance Group (ACA) has appointed Shvetank Shah as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Shvetank previously worked at Gartner where he held many leadership roles including Senior Vice President of its Technology & Service Provider practice. Shah will be based in ACA’s Silver Spring, MD office.
As ACA’s CEO, Shah will oversee all global operations and the corporate growth strategy. His responsibilities will include executive leadership, management, strategic vision, and accelerating the growth of the business.
Shah has almost 30 years of experience as a business unit General Manager, strategic advisor, operator, and entrepreneur in Information Services. He has launched, scaled, turned-around, and operated IP-based global businesses – SaaS, research, executive education, and benchmarking. Before joining ACA, Shah spent 17 years at Gartner and CEB where he most recently led the Technology & Service Provider practice, and previously led CEB’s IT, Finance, Legal, Operations, Risk, and Strategy practices. He worked closely on the post-merger integration between Gartner and CEB. During his time at the firm, he managed global teams and successfully grew each business area he oversaw. Prior to joining CEB, Shah was the founding CEO of CNet Networks’ Indian operations, and a management consultant with PwC and PA Consulting Group.
Jeffrey C. Morton, Co-Founder, Partner and Chief Revenue Officer, ACA, says: “When we founded ACA in 2002, we did it on the premise of being a trusted partner to our clients. The regulators and investment practices have advanced significantly since our founding, and as a firm we continue to evolve and deliver innovative solutions to address the challenges our clients are facing. Shvetank’s experience parallels the core of ACA’s values and vision. His vision, passion, and experience will be critical in maintaining the core of what makes ACA great while we embark on our next phase of growth.”
Alex Goor, Chairman of the Board, ACA, says: “ACA has grown significantly over the last 17 years to employ over 700 employees and offer a broad range of GRC offerings. Shvetank’s proven track record, strategy-based approach, investment in people, and deep expertise in operations will ensure that ACA continues to employ the best people and offer best-in-breed products and services. I’m very excited to welcome Shvetank to ACA and to work closely with him over the coming years.”
Shah says: “The people at ACA are what makes this company so unique and exciting to be a part of. I look forward to working closely with our team to expand our GRC offerings, develop our employees, further enhance our technology platforms, and continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.”