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Duncan Tait

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Corporate Executive Officer EVP, Head of EMEIA

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Duncan Tait is Director and Corporate Executive Officer, EVP and Head of Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa.
Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu’s UK & Ireland region and Chairman of Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited (FTEL).

Duncan has more than 27 years’ experience in the ICT industry. During this time, he has led businesses across the broad spectrum of technology and services, in the UK and internationally. His deep business and industry knowledge and global perspective are critical assets that enable Fujitsu to achieve its mission: to use technology to improve global business and society.

Duncan joined Fujitsu in 2009 to run the Private Sector organization within UK & Ireland and grew that business by 55 percent before being promoted to Chief Executive. He enjoys building high performance teams and has a passion for inspiring people to achieve the company’s strategy.

Duncan started work as a systems programmer at BAE Systems. After a career in consulting, he moved into product marketing with Keane’s Infrastructure Management business. Subsequently, Duncan ran Granada’s networking business across EMEA. After that, he led numerous services businesses and managed global clients at HP. He later joined Unisys and was eventually Managing Director of all Unisys operations in Africa, Middle East, and UK regions.

Duncan is a member of the Prince’s Trust Technology Leaders’ Board, a non-executive director of Business in The Community, board member of e-skills and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Outside of work, Duncan is a committed family man with four daughters. When time permits he enjoys riding motorbikes.

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What is the future of work and how can we ensure people are engaged not excluded?

With the World Economic Forum 2019 now well underway, it’s been a fantastic opportunity to connect...

Our world is increasingly complex and fast-moving – global organizations must optimize to survive in the face of disruption

The theme for this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos is ‘Globalization 4.0 – Shaping ...

How we can ensure new technology is developed in responsible and ethical ways

One of the most important topics of conversation at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this yea...

How can we achieve positive social impact – better wellbeing, security and sustainability?

The World Economic Forum in Davos is fast approaching, and world leaders are preparing to gather to ...

Fujitsu Forum 2018: Why co-creation will deliver success

What do you need to succeed in business today? Beyond the cutting-edge technology and exciting appli...

People in busy street

Putting people first and making a positive impact on society will be the key to business success

For business leaders, when it comes to serving different groups and stakeholders, the balancing act ...