Nicholas D. EvansVP & GM, Computerworld

Nicholas Evans is a Vice President and General Manager within the Office of the CTO at Unisys. One of Consulting Magazine’s “Top 25 Consultants” and one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2009, he leads the worldwide Applied Innovation Program and the company’s focus on disruptive technologies and trends including social, mobile, big data analytics, cloud, IoT, intelligent automation, and cybersecurity.

Mr. Evans has over twenty-five years of consulting experience in a wide variety of industries. He is the author of several books on emerging technology including titles from Financial Times Prentice Hall ("Business Innovation & Disruptive Technology: Harnessing the Power of Breakthrough Technology…for Competitive Advantage" and "Business Agility: Strategies for Gaining Competitive Advantage through Mobile Business Solutions"), Microsoft Press, and Powersoft Press. His other writings at Computerworld are listed on his author page.

Prior to Unisys, Mr. Evans was Global Lead, Emerging Technology at BearingPoint, Inc. where he focused on the delivery of emerging technology strategies and solutions for BearingPoint clients. Prior to BearingPoint, Mr. Evans was the National Technical Director for E-Business at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He co-founded the National Internet Consulting Practice for Coopers & Lybrand in 1997.

His extracurricular interests include triathlon having been a member of Team USA and a former U.S. National Champion.

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The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Nicholas Evans and do not necessarily represent those of Unisys or IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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