Jeffrey Davis

Chairman, President and CEO at Perficient

Jeff Davis is chairman, president and chief executive officer for Perficient. As CEO, Jeff leads daily business operations, and directs the development and execution of the company's global growth strategy and initiatives. Jeff joined the company as chief operating officer in 2001. He was promoted to president in 2003 and was named chief executive officer and appointed to the Board of Directors in 2009.

Jeff has a strong technology management and consulting background, with a blend of more than 25 years of experience working at Big Four as well as entrepreneurial firms. Leading a team of tenured executives, Jeff oversees all Perficient business groups and functional disciplines including marketing, sales and client delivery. Jeff has played a central role in Perficient’s dramatic growth, managing the company’s organic expansion and leading Perficient's M&A program, including the integration and assimilation of acquired businesses.

Under Jeff's leadership, Perficient consistently has delivered operating metrics among the industry's best and has been routinely recognized with high-profile partner, industry and growth and performance awards, including being named the 15th-fastest growing public company in the United States by Fortune in 2007. During Jeff's tenure, Perficient has added more than 2,000 colleagues and greater than $400 million in annual revenues, transitioned from the Nasdaq SmallCap Market to the Nasdaq Global Select Market, and been added to both the Russell 2000 and S&P SmallCap 600 indexes.

Prior to Perficient, Jeff was the chief operating officer at Vertecon, a company Perficient acquired in 2001. Before Vertecon, Jeff was a senior manager and member of the leadership team in Arthur Andersen’s Business Consulting Practice, where he was responsible for defining and managing internal processes, while managing business development and delivery of all products, services and solutions to a number of large accounts. Jeff also served in leadership positions at Ernst and Young, LLP in the Management Consulting practice and in industry at Boeing, Inc. and Mallinckrodt, Inc.

Jeff is an active member of the board of directors of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of St. Louis and a member of the University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business advisory board. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri.



  • Chairman, President and CEO

    Current role