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Kevin Glynn

Focus Areas
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Supply Chain & Manufacturing
  • IT Strategy
  • Innovation
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Northwestern University
  • MBA, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Kevin Glynn

Kevin is a three time public and private company Chief Information Officer (CIO), including being recognized as the 2019 CIO Innovator of the Year in Chicago.

His primary clients take advantage of his deep knowledge of supply chains and manufacturing, especially the use of technology for innovation, cost reduction and growth. He holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University in the School of Engineering.

Kevin’s technology leadership includes shifting legacy systems to cloud based platforms, building big data capabilities, implementation of Agile techniques, early work in Artificial Intelligence, and the use of drones and moveable robots in a warehouse environment. He is frequently cited in publications and has authored a variety of supply chain, distribution, ethics and technology articles. Over his career, and as an exception to the traditional CIO role, Mr. Glynn has led two separate company restructuring initiatives.

As CIO, Mr. Glynn worked at DSC Logistics, AM Castle and Case New Holland. While at AM Castle, in addition to his CIO responsibilities, he was acting VP of Operations. Prior to being CIO, Kevin was COO of Iron Solutions, a startup company using data analytics in agriculture. Previously, he has been a Vice President for Oracle Corporation, leading consulting practices in Europe and Latin America. Kevin started his career as an engineer, working at Carlise Memory Products and also Qualcomm.

Kevin lives in Colorado with his wife and daughter.