Atos’ Yamila Harris recognized as influential Hispanic executive for fourth consecutive year
Irving, Texas, October 7, 2020 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced Vice President of Service Delivery Yamila Harris was named by the Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) to the 2021 HITEC 100 list of the most influential and notable Hispanic professionals in the technology industry.
Recognized by HITEC 100 for a fourth consecutive win, Yamila Harris continues to embody HITEC’s list of awardees who excel in the business of technology, serve as roles models for young technology professionals, and exhibit motivation to grow and connect with the Hispanic community.
“Yamila Harris’ customer focus and passion in diversity and inclusion exemplifies excellence both at Atos and within the community,” said Bryan Ireton, CEO Atos North America. “She creates synergies to drive optimal delivery and continuously elevates the customer experience. In addition, she leads internal initiatives that are making an impact in our communities and in future leaders. We’re honored to have Yamila Harris on our team and look forward to her continued work, impact and dedication.”
“Yamila Harris has been a major contributor to our diversity and inclusion programming here in North America, and I am delighted to have her amongst the global volunteers who assist in making Atos the ethical, diverse and inclusive employer of choice in the tech pace. Together with individuals like Harris, we bring the diversity of our people’s backgrounds and skills to make choices that will have positive economic, social and ethical impacts on business and humanity tomorrow. We are so lucky to have Yamila Harris as an employee and celebrate the fact that HITEC has recognized her for this award,” said Denise Reed Lamoreaux, Global Chief Diversity Officer, Atos.
For more than a decade, HITEC has honored Hispanic professionals on the HITEC 100 list as part of the organization’s mission to increase Hispanic representation and build stronger technology and executive leaders in the diversity-challenged technology industry.
“2020 has been a year of challenges and unimaginable global change. During these times, our leaders have worked to change the conversation, using technology to innovate and work to create meaningful impact,” said Guillermo Diaz, Jr., HITEC Chairman and CEO of Kloudspot. “It is because of these leaders and innovators that businesses and families around the world have been able to stay connected, functioning and forging a path forward. It is an extremely proud moment for the Hispanic community and the tech industry to recognize and celebrate these leaders.”
HITEC’s mission coincides with Atos’ values and belief that diversity strengthens business performance and is an integral part of the company’s history, culture and identity. By valuing diverse leadership within the organization, Atos is better able to proclaim that #TheFutureIsOurChoice.
The 2021 awardees on the HITEC 100 list will be recognized virtually during the awards ceremony on December 8, 2020.