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Nick Parrotta
Chief Digital and Information Officer at Harman International


Nick Parrotta is chief digital and information officer at HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Nick is responsible for HARMAN’s enterprise-wide strategy and the execution around digital and IT endeavors. He works closely with the Connected Car, Lifestyle Audio, Professional Solutions and Connected Services divisions and leadership teams to optimize HARMAN’s technology capabilities, particularly related to end user experience, data and analytics, agile service delivery and cyber security practices. Nick reports to President and Chief Executive Officer Dinesh Paliwal.

Nick joined HARMAN in 2017. With more than 20 years of business and IT experience, Nick has driven the IT approach and execution of digital solutions that have enabled business transformation, integration and profitable growth for multiple billion-dollar organizations, including General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), Kaiser Permanente, International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. At GE, he served as chief information officer for GE Power Conversion, where he led the strategic execution, digital innovation, operational excellence and talent development efforts. Within GE, he also held successive digital IT leadership roles with GE Power headquarters, GE Renewable Energy, GE Aero Energy and GE Distributed Power.

Nick earned a Bachelor of Arts from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. and has an MBA from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.

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