Arne Kainu, Advisor


Arne Kainu, in addition to serving as President and CEO of NTT Centerstance, continues to engage with clients in a variety of leadership roles relating to their critical business initiatives. Typically, this relates to establishing the team, governance structure, and facilitating communication of vision, and program planning.

Prior to founding Centerstance, Arne was a Regional Vice President and General Manager for the Northwest practice of Emerald Solutions with responsibility for solution definition, client service, business development and engagement management.

Arne brings over 25 years experience serving clients in a variety of industries including: Healthcare, High Tech, Manufacturing, Utilities, Transportation, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Non Profit Organizations, Retail and Consumer Products. He began his career as a Senior Consultant with Andersen Consulting and later served with Claremont Technology Group as a Senior Manager.

He is a past Chair of the Software Association of Oregon (SAO) Board of Directors, and is a certified consultant. Arne has lead several business process improvement engagements as well as, complex system implementation and integration initiatives involving CRM, ERP, HRMS, and a variety of website and e-commerce initiatives.