Roy Atkinson is one of the most recognized thought leaders in IT, service management, and customer experience. He is a prolific writer, speaker, webinar presenter, and podcaster as well as an industry analyst. His expertise has been featured by The Economist, BizTech Magazine, Social Media Today, Computerworld, Oracle Customer Experience, SAP Business Innovation, and others. He was described on CIO Insight as a "model for the future digital leader" and by Nextiva as one of the "Top 50 Customer Service Experts of the Decade 2010-2020." He was HDI's 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree and serves as a member of HDI's 2021 Strategic Advisory Board. Roy formerly served as Group Principal Analyst for HDI and ICMI.
He holds a master’s certificate in advanced management strategy from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. Follow him on Twitter @RoyAtkinson.