Derek Risley to lead SAP SuccessFactors® business at Rizing, a Wipro Company

, Created on November 3, 2023
Last updated on December 7th, 2023 at 8:57 am by Sherryanne Meyer

Rizing SAP SuccessFactors Team to Drive Business Transformation

November 3, 2023, Stamford, CT – Rizing, a Wipro Company headquartered in Stamford, CT, announced that Derek Risley has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Rizing Human Capital Management business line. Derek replaces Jodi Hayes-Roth, who retired from Rizing last month.

Derek joined Rizing in 2023 following an extensive career in enterprise technology, most recently as Vice President of Global Sales for Human Capital Management at Rizing. Previously, Derek held executive leadership positions at SAP®, Oracle, and the start-ups and Yext.

Rizing, a Wipro Company, is a global leader among SAP SuccessFactors consulting partners. The company’s industry-specific expertise and experience with business transformations from on-premise to cloud has earned them the reputation as a trusted partner to some of the world’s most respected organizations, including Molson Coors, Sephora, Sabre, Olympus, National Bank of Canada, and Southwest Airlines.

Derek Risley, CEO, Human Capital Management, Rizing, a Wipro Company“There’s a renewed focus on talent optimization. HR has gotten past the pandemic and the energy expended to respond to crises minute-by-minute. We’re talking with customers that recognize the importance of the foundational HRIS to support a skills-first organization,” said Derek, as the newly appointed CEO of the HCM business at Rizing. “It’s an exciting time to be in the position to truly help businesses transform through people. And Rizing’s team has the right professional experience, technical certifications, and capabilities to adapt companies of all sizes to a modern enterprise. The opportunity for Rizing – and our clients – to make a difference is huge.”

Rizing has achieved SAP Expert Level Competency in SAP Human Capital Management and SAP® Business Technology Platform, which empowers them with the skills to make each client’s journey to the cloud as unique as their own organization.

To talk about how to customize your journey to cloud in your way, reach out to Derek at


About Rizing, a Wipro Company

It’s the experience that matters. Rizing professionals help your business succeed at any point in your technology transformation journey. Rizing’s objective is to empower your business to unlock the intelligent enterprise with SAP cloud technologies, our geospatial solutions, and our proprietary, cutting-edge products to optimize and extend SAP such as Lifecycle Pricing, attune Fashion Suite, Lyra, Carbon, Mercury, Hydrogen and OmniSpatial. With real-life experience in business areas like consumer industries, enterprise asset management, and human capital management, we know how to simplify your digital transformation so your business can be everything you want it to be. From targeted small business needs to full-scale large enterprise resource planning solutions, our SAP-certified consultants focus on your growth. For more information, please visit or contact: Rizing Intermediate Holdings, Inc. at +1 (203) 517-0400,


About Wipro Limited

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading technology services and consulting company focused on building innovative solutions that address clients’ most complex digital transformation needs. Leveraging our holistic portfolio of capabilities in consulting, design, engineering, and operations, we help clients realize their boldest ambitions and build future-ready sustainable businesses. With over 250,000 employees and business partners across 66 countries, we deliver on the promise of helping our customers, colleagues, and communities thrive in an ever-changing world.


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Sherryanne Meyer
Global Head of Corporate Communications, Rizing


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