Vice President & Head of Information Technology
Ricoh USA, Inc.
CIO Award Finalist 2019
Kris Rao is Vice President & Head of Information Technology at Ricoh, USA, Inc. In this role, he provides the executive leadership necessary to develop and implement IT initiatives to streamline Ricoh’s business transformation while driving long- and short-term strategic planning, development, evaluation and coordination of IT systems that support the company’s front and back office operations and technology infrastructure.
Mr. Rao brings more than 25 years of IT business management experience to his role gained across multiple industries at many leading organizations. He has held several leadership positions in IT throughout his career, including: Consulting Leader and Senior Partner at Wipro Digital; Chief Technology Officer at Hospira; Senior Director of IT, at Motorola, Sr. Director of Software Products Engineering at Motorola; and Technical Director at Oracle.
He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Bangalore University and a Master of Science in Software & Data Engineering degree from Mississippi State University.
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