Chief Architect & Technology Officer, Co-Founder
As Chief Architect and Technology Officer (CATO), Erik Sebesta co-leads CTP’s Digital Innovation practice and directs research on provider capabilities and trends, intellectual property development and dissemination, delivery quality control, and new services/capabilities development. As a co-founder of CTP, Erik serves on the board of directors and audit committee, providing critical market and technology guidance. Erik frequently presents on a variety of cloud topics at gatherings of Boston technology enthusiasts.
Prior to CTP, Erik served as a National Principal Architect for Cambridge Technology Partners/Novell from 1991 to 2006. In his extensive career at Cambridge, Erik led teams of up to 75 people on successful implementations of client-server architecture projects and packaged solutions. In 2003, Erik was named to the Novell Worldwide Architecture Community of Practice advisory board. He led successful projects with distributed teams working across several continents and rolled out solutions to hundreds of thousands of users. From 2006-2009, Erik launched a variety of startups on emerging cloud platforms.
Erik is also an expert in secure identity management, leading large projects for the U.S. government, speaking at security conferences, and guiding many financial, consumer product and healthcare organizations.
An avid sports fan, Erik founded and serves as director of The Ultimate Showcase Series (USS), which organizes the Massachusetts Youth Middle and High School ultimate frisbee all-star games. Erik’s charitable work includes supporting The LEAH project and Camp Jabberwocky.
Erik holds a B.A. computer science degree from Williams College in 1991. (Go Ephs!).