General Manager Germany, Austria, Switzerland Executive
Stefan Smolka has been General Manager for Germany, Austria and Switzerland since January 10, 2022. He is responsible for Avanade’s business in the DACH region and driving forward the company’s strategic alliance with its parent companies, Accenture and Microsoft.
Stefan joined Avanade after more than 16 years at Accenture where he most recently led Accenture’s Microsoft Business Group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In this role he was responsible for defining and implementing and executing the strategy for the region. Prior to that he held several other leadership positions at Accenture, including Market Growth Lead & COO SAP Business Group DACH and Head of Sales & Operations Resources Industries DACH. Stefan brings with him a unique background, which includes business and leadership experience both within and outside of Accenture.
“I personally believe that leveraging technologies and the corresponding solutions can help address and solve a lot of challenges we face in these times, be it at companies or in society. The portfolio of Microsoft will play a vital part in solving these challenges. I´m looking forward to be part of that journey together with our partner and friends form Microsoft and Accenture.”