Robert Urwiler

Robert Urwiler

  • EVP and CIO
  • Vail Resorts Inc.

Robert Urwiler joined Vail Resorts as CIO in August 2006 and is responsible for all aspects of technology enablement for the company including providing executive oversight of the Central Reservations operation. He is a 30-year veteran of corporate information technology management and most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Information officer of Macromedia where he led all aspects of global IT and was was responsible for leading the company’s worldwide Customer Care organization. From 1999-2002, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Peregrine Systems. Prior to Peregrine Systems, Robert served in IT leadership roles at Scientific-Atlanta and Sprint and was a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse.

He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems from Nova Southeastern University and is a Founding Member of the CIO Executive Council.  Under Robert’s leadership, Vail Resorts has been the proud recipient of several CIO 100 awards for technology innovation.   Robert is also a 2016 inductee into the CIO Hall of Fame.