As Vice President, Corporate Technology and CIO, Chris Kohl works with leaders across the company to drive business success through appropriate application of technology, systems, and process improvements.
Chris is responsible for Vertex's technology infrastructure and internal systems. Since joining the company in 2003, he has transformed the IT organization from back-office function to strategic contributor. He also provides executive leadership to the Facilities and Real Estate functions within Vertex.
Prior to Vertex, Chris held multiple IT positions in Fortune 1000 companies. He also had a successful tenure as an independent consultant working with healthcare and financial services organizations on strategic IT realignments.
Chris is an active member of the CIO Executive Council, a global professional organization of 500+ CIOs focused on delivering business value through IT. He holds an MBA from Villanova University and a BS from Drexel University.