Board Director | Innovative Partner | Thought Leader | C-Suite Advisor | Integrator
Erica Emerson is a seasoned global IT executive who builds and scales connected solutions delivering cost savings and operational excellence. She has an extensive background with financial IT expertise, M&A experience, enterprise solutions delivery, sales expertise, a MBA and deep technical know-how to optimize organizations' health and growth. Erica believes in technology evolution and has the vision and creative eye to connect the dots for her customers to help them scale, modernize, and stabilize.
With over 20 years of experience across outsourcing, financial services, computer network & security, and information services & technology. Erica is a strategic partner driving go-to-market strategy and managing the P&L. She brings stakeholders to the table and closes multimillion-dollar IP and licensing deals and expand market share by finding the white space and building out smart solutions that scale.
Erica served as Global Sales Director of 21st Century Software. As Global Sales Director, she was recruited by Chief Executive Officer to drive commercial strategy, from business planning and budgeting to contract negotiations. She was also responsible for negotiating OEM deals with Fortune 500 financial services and technology multinationals.
Before joining 21st Century Software, Erica was Senior Enterprise Account Manager with Hitachi Vantara. During her time with Hitachi Vantara, she spearheaded a Smart City transformation for a large metro area.
Along with her professional career, Erica serves on the Advisory Board for Data Collaboration Alliance, Cloud Advisors, and Agile Literacy LLC. She is a CSM, spending time training to be a coach and volunteers for the National Center for Women & Information Technology.
Erica graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Walden University. She also received a Bachelor of Information Technology Management from American Intercontinental University. Erica is a certified Citrix Administrator, NetWare Administrator, Netware Engineer, Master Certified Netware Engineer, and ScrumMaster.
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