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Computerworld Names NTT DATA, Inc. CTO Imran Sayeed to Premier 100 IT Leaders
By: Business Wire
Dec. 5, 2012 10:03 AM
IDG's Computerworld announces Imran Sayeed, CTO of NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT professional services provider, as a 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges.
“The Premier 100 awards program showcases the exceptional work of a dedicated group of technology-savvy business leaders who are driving huge change in their organizations through IT,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Every day, these exemplary business leaders make strategic technology decisions that track to their organizations' top priorities. These 100 men and women keep a keen eye on the changing landscape of political, economic, regulatory and technology trends that are driving significant shifts in IT. We are very pleased to recognize the leadership and honor the achievements of the 2013 Premier 100 honorees.”
“As CTO, Imran provides visible leadership within NTT DATA and the technology community, while actively working with our clients to help them define both their business and technology strategies,” said John McCain, President and CEO of NTT DATA, Inc. “Imran’s recognition as a Premier 100 IT Leader acknowledges and reinforces his deep expertise and abilities as an innovative leader – a well deserved recognition.”
Sayeed leads the Applications Development and Management practice as well as the innovation and development of technology for NTT DATA, Inc. He has helped ensure its applications business, the largest business component in the Americas region, has continued to outpace market growth. Under his guidance, SociallyTM, NTT DATA’s collaboration and gamification platform, is changing behavior, increasing employee productivity, and enhancing global collaboration. Socially has helped lower the employee attrition rates for some development teams by as much as 70 percent. Perhaps most importantly, new solutions and services are being developed through the social gaming platform, directly benefiting clients. Sayeed is also a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
The Premier 100 awards ceremony will be one of the highlights of Computerworld’s annual Premier 100 IT Leaders Conference, to be held March 3-5, 2013, at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona. The Conference, to be attended by more than 325 influential senior IT managers, will showcase honorees and other IT innovators as they discuss how to create competitive IT organizations. (More information available at www.premier100.com)
NOTE: Socially is a trademark of NTT DATA, Inc.
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