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Eric Hutto

Eric Hutto

President and Chief Operating Officer

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Eric Hutto was elected president and chief operating officer effective March 2020. From September 2015 to March 2020, he served as senior vice president and president, Enterprise Solutions. Eric joined the company in April 2015 and previously served as vice president/general manager, U.S. & Canada, Unisys Enterprise Solutions. Eric leads the company’s business worldwide and is responsible for sales, client relationships, service delivery and portfolio management.

Prior to joining Unisys, Eric held senior leadership positions with Dell Inc., where he was global vice president/general manager, Infrastructure, Cloud and Consulting for Dell Services and vice president/general manager, Americas, for Dell Services.

Before his tenure at Dell, Eric had leadership roles at The Home Depot and Bearing Point/KPMG Consulting.

Eric holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He completed the Executive Leadership Program at Emory University and is a Six Sigma Black Belt. He serves on the boards of directors of the American Heart Association and the Ryan Palmer Foundation.

Podcasts

Reimagine Hybrid Work with Maribel Lopez

Many businesses are testing the waters with back to the office policies. In this episode, Eric Hutto discuss what matters for the future of work.

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The Drill Down with Cory Johnson

Listen to Eric discussing Unisys’ transformation and momentum; why his company is putting it all on the line for the digital cloud. (@ 17:38-35:30)

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Forbes articles

There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Business Approach To The New World Of Work

Avoid looking around and basing your model on what somebody else is doing. If you take that approach, you are ignoring your culture. Do what's right for your people, clients and future.

How To Break DEI Efforts Out Of The Permafrost

We're all pretty intelligent human beings. So, why in the last 50 years has it felt like such little progress has been made in bringing this ongoing issue to a sustainable conclusion?

Business Leaders Need To Reconsider How They Assess Risk — Here’s How

Now that we have all seen how such world events can have a massive impact on our businesses, here are some ideas on what we can do to be better prepared for the future.

How To Leverage The Offseason To Prepare Your Business For Anything

The pandemic has created a once-in-a-lifetime offseason for business. Company leaders should use this time to assess their business structures, strategies and talent to succeed in the new world.

How To Prevent Worker Burnout In A Pandemic World And Beyond

A closer look reveals that employee burnout levels are high. As a leader, it's important to be aware of this potential problem and work to address and prevent it.

Structuring Your Business — And Leading And Succeeding — In A Touchless World

You can't operate a company the same way you have for the past five years and expect the same results in the next five years. The results are going to be completely different.

AI Is Amazing But Complicated, And We Don’t Necessarily Need To Plunge In Headfirst

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help humans address many challenges, but it also creates challenges. We know AI has biases. We know it’s complex. We understand that AI may or may not draw fair and ethical conclusions all the time. Yet it’s clear that AI is going to happen anyway.

The Need For Speed -- And How People And Policy Can Enable Businesses To Put The Pedal To The Metal

When things move fast, what do most people do? They get nervous. Speed causes you to want to put the brakes on. You tell the driver to slow down. You try to control it. That’s what companies sometimes do when they try to scale rapidly.

Company Structure Has Changed -- And That's a Good Thing

Last year I wrote about the need to break through the permafrost of legacy business. By permafrost, I mean the inflexible structure that prevents businesses from changing and stands in the way of digital transformation. Now fast forward to 2020 and consider what has happened.