Pamela Maynard

Chief Executive Officer

Pamela Maynard

As CEO of Avanade, Pamela Maynard is passionate about building a people-first culture for Avanade’s 50,000+ global employees while driving sustainable, responsible growth centered around client success. Under her leadership, Avanade has put its purpose of making a genuine human impact at the forefront of the work we do for our clients, their employees and their customers. She’s also tied our purpose to the contributions we make in our communities and the planet.

A veteran of the technology industry, Pamela has dedicated her 25+year career to helping clients rethink their business strategies by harnessing the power of digital innovation to renew and grow their businesses.

Prior to being named CEO of Avanade in Sept. 2019, Pamela was Avanade’s President of Product and Innovation, focused on defining and delivering innovative solutions for our clients. Earlier in her Avanade career, she served as President of our European organization and as General Manager of Avanade UK.

Under her leadership, Pamela has continued to expand and sharpen Avanade’s commitment to creating a culture where everyone is welcome to bring their authentic selves to work and where diverse perspectives, backgrounds and skills are valued as critical differentiators in our ability to support our clients. Pamela also serves as executive sponsor of our Technology for Social Good initiative, through which we bring the power of our cloud and digital technology skills and expertise to non-profit organizations, digitally transforming their work and accelerating their social impact.

Pamela sits on the boards of the Royal Horticultural Society and Junior Achievement Worldwide. As a world traveler, Pamela draws inspiration from the varied backgrounds and cultures she’s experienced. When she’s not meeting with clients or inspiring our teams, you will find her enjoying time with family and friends in her native London.


Inclusion and Diversity

My Reflections on Black History Month

Posted on November 19, 2020

Read our CEO Pamela Maynard's reflections on Black History Month in the UK, which takes place annually in October.


Avanade Spotlight

Our purpose: to create a genuine human impact

Posted on December 17, 2019

Pam Maynard reflects on Avanade’s purpose to create a genuine human impact and our responsibility to make impact a part of our culture.


Avanade Spotlight

It’s our 20th Anniversary…and we are thankful to everyone who made it happen!

Posted on November 21, 2019

CEO Pam Maynard kicks off our 20th anniversary series with some facts you may not have known!


Avanade Spotlight

My perspective as I step into the role of CEO

Posted on September 18, 2019

Our new CEO Pam Maynard reflects on taking over the role and the lessons she’s learned along the way.


Women at Avanade

From coder to leader: How more companies can hire women in tech

Posted on July 8, 2019

How can we hire more women in tech? Pam Maynard shares her thoughts on improving gender equality in the industry.


Corporate Citizenship

Launching Technology for Social Good at the NetHope Summit

Posted on November 29, 2018

Pam Maynard writes about her experience attending the NetHope Summit and launching Tech for Social Good.


Events and Activities

Be bold for change

Posted on March 17, 2017

Avanade executive Pam Maynard shares her pride and excitement for the future of women in technology.


Avanade Spotlight

The masterpiece: how the art of diverse teams can bring success

Posted on April 17, 2014

Each country has a unique combination of talents, strengths and diverse teams that deliver great customer results for that local market.


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