Ivan Cole Managing Director

Ivan Cole

Ivan has nearly 20 years of experience providing value-added Microsoft Dynamics Business Software solutions to clients seeking ways to streamline their processes and grow their businesses. Ivan is highly skilled at learning business processes and developing systems and products which meet the needs of organizations seeking technology solutions. He delivers effective strategic technology planning and envisioning the art of the possible for clients seeking to transform and optimize their operations using cloud technologies.

Before joining Mazars, Ivan was the CTO, Chief Strategist, Industry and Cloud Solutions for the Microsoft Dynamics practice at DXC Technologies. He was the visionary and key architect of the Microsoft Dynamics Experience Center, which demonstrated the end-to-end customer experience using Dynamics and emerging technologies.  Prior to DXC, Ivan was the Principal and founder of Cole Systems, a New York-based boutique Dynamics implementation partner.  Ivan has been working with Dynamics since Microsoft acquired the product in 2003. 

Ivan holds both a Master of Arts, Industrial Organization as well as a Bachelor of Arts, Economics from Boston University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration, Marketing from Hofstra University.


Technology expertise

Microsoft Dynamics
Lifecycle Services
Microsoft Azure
Common Data Model
Customer Engagement/Marketing
Customer Insights
PowerBI/Data Analytics

SQL Server/Synapse/Data Lake
POS Systems/Mobile Platforms
Payment Devices/Gateways
3D-Sketchup/Unity/Mixed Reality
Development Tools
Integration Methodologies

Sector experience

Consumer Goods

Professional Services
Real Estate

Service expertise

Project Architect & Planner
Cloud Architect & Emerging Technologies

Dynamics Implementation Architect
Design Thinking Strategist