President and Chief Executive Officer
As Conduent’s President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Member of the Board, Cliff Skelton is focused on leading Conduent to growth and long-term success. Cliff is driving Conduent’s strategy to deliver mission-critical services and solutions to global businesses and governments, creating exceptional outcomes for them and the millions of people they serve.
Cliff has significant experience in large-scale operations and enterprise transformations, as well as deep knowledge of technology. He joined Conduent from Fiserv Corporation, where he most recently served as President of Fiserv Output Solutions, providing services for companies across multiple industries and driving both top-line and bottom-line growth. Prior to that, he was the Group President and Chief Information Officer at Fiserv, where he drove a large-scale transformation of the company’s technology services, including the integration of multiple disparate technology systems and data centers aimed at increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of its technology platforms.
During his tenure at companies such as Ally Financial (formerly General Motors Acceptance Corporation) and Bank of America, he held several strategic roles, such as Global Head of Technology and Operations, Transition Executive, and other positions as part of both companies’ Management Operating Committees.
Cliff formally served for over 20 years as a naval officer and fighter pilot. He commanded a Navy F/A-18 squadron, flew as a pilot with the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (The Blue Angels), and served in the Class of 1997-98 White House Fellows program.
Cliff holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California.