John Keast Joins Blackstone Technology Group’s Executive Team

Former PG&E CIO Brings Years of IT and Digital Experience

Blackstone Technology Group, a global technology and management consulting firm, is proud to welcome John Keast on board as Executive Director of Corporate Development. With more than 25 years of experience, Keast brings a wealth of talent and industry experiences in information technology, multi-channel commerce and digital marketing.

Keast will be responsible for accelerating Blackstone’s commercial practices, including financial services, energy and healthcare. Prior to Blackstone, Keast held an impressive succession of executive positions, such as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of PG&E Corporation, CIO of Filemaker (a subsidiary of Apple Computer), Chief Operating Officer of VEGAS.com, and Chief Architect of DHL Worldwide Express. Keast was previously nominated as CIO of the Year by InformationWeek during his tenure at PG&E Corporation. During his time at PG&E, Keast collaborated closely with Blackstone Technology Group.

“I’ve known the Blackstone team since its inception 14 years ago,” Keast says. “After a long-standing relationship, I am proud to join Blackstone Technology Group, especially in a time of accelerated growth and opportunity.”

“John’s wide range of expertise in the IT and digital realms will complement Blackstone’s team of seasoned professionals,” says David Mysona, Chief Executive Officer of Blackstone Technology Group. “As Blackstone looks to expand and diversify our practices, John’s knowledge and experience in a variety of industries will be largely beneficial.”

For more information on Blackstone Technology Group, visit http://us.bstonetech.com/.