Barry Shurkey is chief information officer for NTT DATA Services. He is responsible for optimising and advancing the company’s IT roadmap to support the company and its clients. Shurkey was awarded the 2018 Corporate CIO Tech Titan award, 2019 D Magazine CIO of the Year Award and Shurkey was awarded the 2019 ORBIE Global CIO of the Year Award. He is credited with leading the IT integration of Dell Services into NTT DATA – one of the largest IT acquisitions of the time. In 18 months, Shurkey’s team migrated more than 1,000 applications, 200 IT projects, nine data centers, 54 facilities, and 1,600 data circuits Previously, Shurkey was a senior vice president overseeing the company’s Transition Services Agreement with Dell, and before that led the company’s overall service delivery to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). With more than 30 years of experience in the IT services industry, he held leadership roles with Travelport, Vertex Business Systems, EDS and HP.