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Curtis Clark

Director, Global Government, IBM Public Sector

About Curtis Clark

Curtis Clark is a Director in IBM’s Global Government organization. In his role, he works directly with senior public officials throughout the world, focusing on emerging trends and directions in the public sector and developing strategies that government leaders can implement to drive innovation throughout their organizations. He is a member of the IBM Industry Academy and part of IBM’s Corporate Citizenship Program working with emerging countries globally.

During his IBM career he has managed client relationships in the United States and served as the Director of IBM’s Institute for Electronic Government in Washington, D.C. He is a frequent speaker at global conference on Emerging Trends in Government to drive innovation, has participated in press interviews internationally focused on government practices and has been a contributing author on articles in government publications.

Prior to joining IBM in 1997, Mr. Clark spent over 17 years with the State of North Carolina, where he held various executive and legislative positions, including:
- Deputy State Controller for Information Resource Management (State CIO)
- Executive Director of the North Carolina Statewide Performance Audit (GPAC)
- Director of the Performance Audit Division of the State Auditors Office

Mr. Clark has and continues to serve on public sector commissions and works with university programs, including:
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Government
- Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
- The North Carolina Budget Reform and Accountability Commission (BRAC)
- National Governors Association Center for Best Practices - United States
- National Association of Counties - United States
- Public Technology Institute – United States

Mr. Clark earned a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977, completed course work in accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant.