Roy Atkinson is one of the most recognized thought leaders in IT, service management, and customer experience, and serves as CEO, Clifton Butterfield, LLC, a business advisory practice.
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 by CIO Insight as a "model for the future digital leader." He is one of HDI’s “Top 25 Thought Leaders in Technical Support and Service Management for 2020.” Nextiva named him one of the "Top 50 Customer Service Experts of the Decade 2010-2020" and SurveySensum included him in its list of “Top 150 Global Customer Experience Thought Leaders and Influencers of 2020.” He is a Fellow of the Institute for Digital Transformation. Roy was HDI's 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree.
He holds a masters certificate in advanced management strategy from Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business. Follow him on Twitter @RoyAtkinson.