David (Dave) L. Pearson is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of SYKES Enterprises, Incorporated. In his role as Executive Vice President and CIO, Mr. Pearson defines the company’s technology vision and oversees all IT operations, security and information systems.
Mr. Pearson joined SYKES as Vice President of Engineering in 1997, directing research and development of cutting-edge customer service, web-based support and technical support systems. In 2000, he became the Vice President of Technology Systems Management. In this role, he managed Global Information Systems and IT Operations for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. Dave was responsible for IT planning and standards, data centers, information systems, security and SYKES Network Operations Centers.
Prior to his career with SYKES, Mr. Pearson held engineering and senior management positions with Compaq Computer Corporation and Texas Instruments, Inc. Mr. Pearson received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. Mr. Pearson sits on the Governing Body for Evanta, an organization committed to fostering collaboration and the exchange of best practices between Information Technology & Security, Human Resources and Finance leaders. Evanta’s governing body members represent the largest organizations in the region and create an influential community of CIOs, CISOs and Chief Data Officers.