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Watch: NTT Data’s Kris Fitzgerald on reskilling, healthcare and IoT in India

30 Sep, 2019

Tokyo-headquartered NTT Data is a system integration company with a presence in over 50 countries.  As of September 2019, the company has close to 1.2 lakh employees worldwide.

NTT Data’s enterprise solutions are built around the internet of things, business intelligence, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), cloud, security and robotic process automation (RPA) solutions. Among a host of deployments, it is known for its smart city solutions deployed in the state of Texas and disaster recovery solutions in Japan.

The company provides solutions in banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), healthcare, public sector and manufacturing domains. 

Kris Fitzgerald, the chief technology officer of the tech behemoth, is responsible for the company’s global intelligent automation technology strategy. 

With over forty years of experience, Fitzgerald also handles client innovation and drives research and development within the company. He has worked in the areas of retail, telecom, and digital banking transfers. He is an alumnus of the University of Texas and is also a contributor at Forbes Technology Council.

In an interview with TechCircle Fitzgerald spoke about reskilling of the Indian workforce through AI, taking healthcare to the next level through technology and even explained why India was ranked higher than the US and the UK in cybersecurity in NTT Data’s Global Threat Intelligence Report for 2019.