Jeffrey Spar

Senior Advisor

Joined Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in 2019.

Jeff has almost 30 years of experience as a Business Technology executive with expertise fostering innovation and business transformation opportunities and driving their execution. His corporate and not-for-profit career has focused on technology strategy and innovation, process and digital redesign, “big data” analytics, cloud infrastructure transition, IT due diligence, cyber security and cost management.

His previous roles include VP and CIO at the Metropolitan Museum of Art where he spearheaded a massive modernization of applications, digital and back office operations to better share content and academic insights globally and to leverage visitor information to grow revenue and reduce costs.

Earlier, he was the SVP and Global CIO at The Reader’s Digest Association, the $3B global media and publishing company. Jeff drove programs targeted at increasing revenue and efficiency through data and analytics, shared services, outsourcing, and enterprise application.

Jeff began his career and spent 10 years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He consulted at over a dozen companies across multiple industries including media, publishing, education and consumer products.

Jeff holds an M.B.A from Hofstra University and a B.S. from The State University of New York at Albany.

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