McLean, VA, April 6, 2017 – NTT DATA announced today it has named Shamlan Siddiqi as chief technology officer of the company’s public sector group. Siddiqi will define and lead the group’s technology, advisory and innovation vision and strategy, supporting its efforts to improve agency outcomes through pragmatic innovations and focused services.
With more than 20 years of experience in IT services, Siddiqi most recently served as vice president in the digital and cloud services practice at NTT DATA, where he led a team of consulting, solutions and service delivery professionals.
Siddiqi has also held the position of vice president of North America architecture and application development at NTT DATA. In this role, he established technology practices, including mobile, interactive web, user experience, architecture modernization and integration, that achieved double-digit revenue growth while solving customers’ business problems through innovative and repeatable business-driven, technology-enabled solutions.
“Shamlan brings a wealth of both public sector and IT knowledge to our leadership team. His experience and enthusiasm will be a tremendous benefit to our public sector clients,” said Tim Conway, president, public sector, NTT DATA. “I look forward to a mission-oriented approach under Shamlan’s leadership that will support and strengthen the company’s growth in this key market.”
Prior to NTT DATA, Siddiqi served as senior consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where he led enterprise architecture and management consulting initiatives for public sector clients, including the Food and Drug Administration. Siddiqi has also held various technical positions as a developer, engineer and architect with increasing responsibilities at companies including American Management Systems, CGI and RWD Technologies.
“I am excited to contribute to the growth and transformation of NTT DATA’s public sector group with targeted services and solutions that will support our clients’ objectives and drive applied innovation,” said Siddiqi.
Siddiqi is a recipient of the CIO Certificate in Federal Executive Competencies awarded by the CIO University and the George Washington University. He also holds a master’s degree in Information Systems Technology from the George Washington University in Washington D.C. and a bachelor’s degree in Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.