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NA CES Chief Innovation Trust Officer

Publish Date:  Feb 5, 2021

Irving, TX, US

Company:  Atos
About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.





Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 13 billion. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and clients across all business sectors. We operate under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline.

The Chief Innovation Trust Officer (CITO) will have a dynamic role reporting directly to the Digital Transformation Officer.

The CITO will develop new and improve existing policies for Cybersecurity, Certification, Attestation, Compliance and application modernization services by partnering with the industries and their clients to define and improve Altos' position in the cloud market. This leader will be encouraged to interact with our clients (existing and new) regarding Trust and Cloud services with a focus on innovation representing Altos' thought leadership in this area. The CITO will actively support the Portfolio Teams, Presales, Delivery, and the enablement organization engaging in strategy discussions ensuring RFI/RFP responses align to the Atos core Cybersecurity and Trust modernization offerings. In addition, the CITO will be responsible for the technical specialists within their assigned area of specialty and industry compliance. The CITO will also provide regular updates and education to our enablement organization to ensure accurate depiction & articulation of our Cybersecurity services to their prospective clients. The CITO will engage in networking across Atos (Growth Pillars, Portfolio, Experts Communities, cross-practices) and with our external partners (e.g. Microsoft, Dell, etc.) The CITO will participate in public marketing & vendor events representing Altos' offerings and expertise. The CITO will optimally utilize market analysis & statistics to continue to build and improve Atos Cloud Trust Center. The CITO will own the portfolio and planning using Agile tooling and methodology to facilitate client-based innovation into packaged offerings.

Core Responsibilities

The CITO is part of the Senior Management team in DTO and reports to the Digital Transformation Officer! Additional partners include:

  • Global Cloud Clients
  • Portfolio Management across Industries and Practices
  • Global Engineering and Operations
  • Global Enablement and Training
  • Industry Leadership

Minimum Qualifications

  • Existing Experience as a CSO or CISO is a plus
  • Proven experience developing and executing strategies in support of compliance, certification and the attestation of security compliance frameworks such as HITRUST, NIST, HIPAA , PCI, etc.
  • At least ten years of experience in similar functions within IT with an emphasis in outsourcing
  • Shown leadership skills and experience in similar organizations such as Atos
  • Shown track-record in product development, management and strategic improvement and change projects
  • Successful leadership of development teams producing high value offerings.
  • High interest in market and technology trends and the ability to structure new environments.
  • English business proficient.
  • Excellent communication skills and dynamic presentation skills.
  • Agile software development experience is a strong requirement
  • Understanding of the various methodologies used in sales and go to market strategy workshops.
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Curious and willing to learn about the latest and greatest developments in the industry on a continues base
  • Influencing and persuading others to take a specific course of action when they are not in direct line of command or control
  • Keeping commercial aspects continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions



Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.

Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas