Howard Nicholson, II
VP, Global Collaboration, Innovation & Growth
Before joining NTT DATA, Howard held leadership positions with management consultancies (including Booz & Company, now PwC Strategy&) where he provided strategy consulting services to help maximize the business returns of blue-chip commercial sector companies in diverse industries, and in IT management in the private sector where he led multi-million-dollar IT initiatives for companies that included ALCOA, Inc., and Ryder System.
Howard holds an MBA (Corporate Strategy) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Business, an MS, MIS, from Florida International University, a BS, Industrial Management, from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and has completed post-graduate studies in e-Business from Johns Hopkins University. Committed to service, Howard is a mentor to early-stage start-ups through the Maryland Technology Council’s Venture Mentoring Program, a long-standing Deacon at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church (Rockville, Maryland), and is an officer and active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.