Industry veteran Walter Carter has been added to the business advisory board of Irving-based QualiZeal Inc., an independent digital quality engineering services company.
The company said his addition is a strategic move aimed at leveraging Carter’s transformative leadership experience in the banking and financial sector as QualiZeal fortifies its position as a leader in the digital transformation landscape.
“We are highly honored to welcome Walt Carter to QualiZeal’s business advisory Board. His extensive experience and leadership in the banking and financial sector are poised to be a transformative force within QualiZeal. Walt is renowned for championing and mentoring leaders in the American market and is also an award-winning CIO for digital transformation initiatives,” QualiZeal President and CEO Pradeep Govindasamy said in a statement. “His commitment to coaching and developing leaders, and contributing to the company, is going to make a big impact as we embark on our journey to achieve $100 million in the next three years.”
Govindasamy said that Carter’s expertise as a growth advisor would help shape the company’s strategic initiatives and growth plans.
“His mentorship, strategic guidance, and industry acumen position QualiZeal for success in a competitive landscape while laying a robust foundation for innovation and lasting impact,” the CEO added.
Known for leading digital transformations
The company said Carter has had a distinguished career spanning three decades of change leadership, and that he is known for successfully spearheading complex digital transformations in the financial services sector and implementing enterprise-wide packaged software solutions.
Carter began his career as a technical officer in the U.S. Air Force supporting nuclear weapons systems, and he held various technology leadership roles with companies such as Fidelity, Gannett, TRW, and Ajilon Consulting.
Carter has garnered numerous accolades for his leadership, the company said, including the President’s Award at TRW and the title of CIO of the Year in 2014 by the Georgia CIO Leadership Association. He also is recognized in the Constellation Research “Business Transformation 150” for 2020.
“Having known Pradeep for several years and knowing his deep commitment to building with excellence, I am excited to join QualiZeal as a board advisor,” Carter said in a statement. “The future belongs to those who understand the risk-reward tradeoff and deliver systems and information with provable quality. QualiZeal’s customers get this in a big way.”
The company said that Carter’s inclusion in the business advisory board underscores its commitment to excellence, innovation, sustainable market leadership, and the delivery of cutting-edge quality engineering services to clients worldwide.
QualiZeal Inc. has a diverse portfolio of digital transformation services encompassing quality engineering, digital engineering, advisory and transformation, and emerging technology testing. The company said it empowers organizations globally to achieve quality excellence and sustainable market leadership.
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