Regional President, APJ, ME&A
Stephen Keys is Regional President of IFS’s business in APJ, ME&A. In this role, Stephen is responsible for growing IFS’s presence across the region, which involves building a strong customer base, expanding the company’s network of quality partners, and ensuring the IFS workforce remains engaged and focused on delivering customers value.
Before joining IFS, Stephen was CEO of Sydney-based FTS Group, one of the largest privately-owned IT services companies in Australia. Prior to FTS Group, Stephen worked for 10 years at Software AG, where he held several leadership positions in sales and consulting in the APJ and ME&A region.
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience in the IT sector, Stephen’s philosophy for business growth is based on empowering the individual with the requisite knowledge, values and vision to achieve success. Stephen is also passionate about corporate social responsibility (CSR) and as the executive sponsor on the IFS senior leadership team, he works to ensure IFS engages with and remains committed to the local communities where it operates.
Stephen lives in Sydney, Australia. Outside of work, Stephen enjoys spending time with his two sons. He is also a weekend soccer referee, and gives back to his local community by volunteering at a soup kitchen, as well as serving as a mentor to at-risk teenagers.