BROOKFIELD, Wis., July 21, 2022 — Concurrency Inc., a Microsoft-focused IT services company, has announced the appointment of Kate Weiland to chief operating officer. In her new role, Weiland is focused on creating innovation that brings value to Concurrency partners and clients, and cultivating the next generation of tech talent.
“The impact of global events over the last few years is redefining the modern workforce, creating an opportunity for Concurrency to build on its legacy of success by developing talent that will solve tomorrow’s technology challenges for our customers,” Weiland said. “We are charting the future of tech at Concurrency by fostering an environment that meets the demands and expectations of the times.”
Concurrency specializes in digital transformation, data, AI, apps and security, and provides business consulting, organizational change management and digital operations to mid- to enterprise-scale clients, with a strong presence in the manufacturing sector. Microsoft, ServiceNow and HashiCorp are among the company’s key partners.
Weiland joined Concurrency in 2012, holding various strategic and operational roles over the last decade in which she oversaw talent acquisition, training and development, performance management, marketing, university and intern programs, and community outreach, and also working closely with technical delivery and sales leaders to set corporate strategy and direction. Prior to joining Concurrency, she honed her strategic operational skills as partner of Elite Human Capital and founder of C&C Recruiting and Consulting, working with numerous enterprise organizations to meet critical IT hiring demands.
“With her entrepreneurial background, passion for mentorship and strategic mindset, Kate has led a culture of growth at Concurrency, helping take our company from a team of 15 to 200 employees,” said James Savage, Concurrency’s founder and president. “Kate’s leadership abilities and proven results in identifying tech talent and growing top-notch consultants are second to none in the industry.”
Weiland is passionate about community service, serving on the board of directors of the Woman & Girls Fund of Waukesha and as a mentor and inspirational speaker for young women pursuing careers in technology. She is a member of TEMPO Milwaukee, a member of the Summerfest Tech steering committee and represents Concurrency in the MKE Tech Hub.
Additionally, Weiland supports Elmbrook LAUNCH, a profession-based experiential learning program for high school students. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications/public relations from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.