Kris has over 44 years of progressive experience in the IT sector, in various industries spanning technology, including EFT, telecom, health care, staffing, loyalty, manufacturing, professional services, retail, banking, public sector and higher education.

As Chief Technology Officer for NTT DATA Inc., Kris led NTT DATA’s R&D and innovation programs, leveraging NTT Group R&D and related investment to deliver client impact. This including hosting NTT DATA’s annual Open Innovation Program aligning startups with NTT DATA’s clients.

Kris has led IT strategy and transformation efforts both as a consulting leader and as a senior executive practitioner including:

•Large healthcare payer / Private University/ Oldest Bank in the Americas / Global Manufacturer / Global Professional Services Firm / Global Staffing Company / Large Bottler and others.

Additionally, Kris has had held numerous executive delivery roles throughout his career allowing him to provide unique perspective to dynamic client environments.

•Chief Development Officer for Manpower

•Partner The Feld Group

•Head of eBusiness for Alliance Data

•Chief Development Officer for Office Max

•CIO – Octel

•SVP of Product Management for large Point of Sale company

Kris takes great pride and enjoyment in helping senior IT and business executives realize the promise of todays and tomorrow’s IT to achieve their business and personal goals.