Deryk Soderberg


Deryk Soderberg has been involved in the IT industry since 1984, specialising in software development and systems/database administration, and is an accomplished programme/project technical manager. He is adept at running large teams of technical personnel, and is able to take business problems and translate them into technical solutions.

He has run successful consulting practices for large consulting companies (Cap Gemini, Ernst and Young, and Hewlett Packard).

Deryk is experienced in substantial transformation programmes, and has led architecture development for projects within large organisations. He is also an expert in service management, and established Hewlett Packard’s service management consulting business.

Within Ascent, Deryk leads the ​management of a team​ supporting a wide range of non-production environments, using best-practice service management processes.

Deryk Soderberg

Deryk’s core areas of expertise

  • Operational management expertise.
  • Development of operational services design.
  • Experience in selling and delivering managed services outsourcing.
  • Management of large technical teams.
  • Programme and project management for technical infrastructure projects.

Deryk’s major achievements

Commercial lead, helping to secure funding for a range of government initiatives, including:

  • Establishment and running of a successful privately-owned outsourcing business.
  • Design and migration of distributed systems onto consolidated processing platforms.
  • Establishment of a service management consulting practice for Hewlett Packard New Zealand.
  • Development of a successful environment and release planning practice.
  • Delivery of numerous infrastructure deployment and upgrade projects.

Working at Ascent

We are always on the lookout for excellent client-facing consultants that are reliable, have a great delivery reputation and good personality.

If you are interested in working with Ascent please get in touch.