Clark will advance digital-first and cloud-first agendas for clients and NTT DATA
PLANO, TX – September 12, 2018 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced the company has appointed Eric Clark as Chief Digital Officer (CDO). Previously, Clark held the position of president of application services for NTT DATA Services.
As CDO, Clark will leverage NTT DATA’s global R&D innovations and investments in cloud, digital and security, as well as digital assets from other NTT companies to help clients design their digital journeys. In addition, Clark guides internal efforts to digitally optimize NTT DATA’s business and uses the company’s own experiences to advise clients.
“Whether companies simply want to improve a business process or completely transform their business, every organization is somewhere on a digital journey,” said Clark. “I’m excited to bring together the innovations, portfolio and industry expertise of our global company in a more formal way in this role to help clients design and implement their digital plans.”
NTT DATA’s digital insights and services are focused on helping clients achieve business outcomes, such as building a self-driving business, redesigning their customers’ experience or meeting the demands of a modern workforce.
“Going digital results in an explosion in the amount of data companies must manage and decide to act on. New channels of engagement between customers and organizations have resulted in new sources of information coming into the organization at speeds not seen before,” said Nick Patience, Research Vice President, 451 Research. “Our research* has found that nearly 60% of organizations with formal digital transformation strategies have high levels of business-IT collaboration as technology transforms from being a tactical play to being a one of strategic importance.”
NTT DATA’s approach to digital services can scale to meet the needs of the client, from creating roadmaps and improving operations, to enabling new business models. NTT DATA’s digital services include consulting, data analytics, artificial intelligence, Business Process as a Service, internet of things, automation, cloud migration, as well as digital platforms and custom IP such as Customer Friction FactorSM assessments.
“Digital transformation is vital for us and our clients, and we’re accelerating and increasing our investments in digital technologies and innovative solutions,” said Bob Pryor, CEO, NTT DATA Services. “Eric’s experience, vision and industry recognition make him the perfect choice to accelerate our growth and leadership in this area.”
* 451 Research VotE Digital Pulse, Budget and Outlook January 2018
About NTT DATA Services
NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.
NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100.