Dean Fischer is the president and CEO of West Monroe Partners. For more than 30 years, he has been a professional services industry leader and entrepreneur, with diverse expertise in finance, private equity, law, federal contracts, technology, systems, and business process re-engineering. Dean co-founded West Monroe Partners and has led its growth from a start-up consultancy in 2002 to a full-service business and technology firm with seven offices across North America. He has played a central role in creating a unique, people-oriented culture that has earned numerous accolades, along with a strong client and employee base. Previously, Dean was the chief operating officer and vice president of sales for EC Outlook, a B2B integration services and software provider. He spent the majority of his career with Arthur Andersen, where he started new practices, launched successful service offerings, and held various local, national, and global leadership positions.