Scott Knell is a cofounder of Leverage Partners, Inc., and specializes in IT supplier management. He has helped several multibillion-dollar companies baseline, consolidate, and redesign their entire IT supplier selection, contracting, and measurement programs. He has more than 25 years' experience in consulting to CIOs and has developed proven models for managing all phases of the supplier lifecycle. Mr. Knell has consulted for IBM Professional Services and Computer Sciences Corporation. He was also a VP of Technology Strategy for Marriott International. He can be reached at scottknell at leveragepartners.com.