Phil Fersht is the Founder of the acclaimed outsourcing blog “Horses for Sources,” read daily by thousands of IT services and BPO industry executives. Phil is an acclaimed industry analyst, expert, practitioner and strategist across Business Process Outsourcing and IT services worldwide, having worked extensively in Europe, North America and Asia. During this time, he has advised on more than 100 major outsourcing and offshoring engagements and consults regularly with senior operations and IT executives on their global sourcing strategies.During his career, Phil has worked at AMR Research (Gartner Group), leading the firm’s BPO and ITO practice. Previously, he served as market leader for Deloitte Consulting’s BPO Advisory Services, where he led numerous outsourcing and offshoring advisory engagements with Fortune 500 enterprises. Phil began his career at IDC across its European and Asia/Pacific operations.