Retired Fortune 500 CIOs

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Chief Innovation Officers, Part 1

A list of 15 people that held the position of VP or CIO at a Fortune 500 company has been compiled in this research. Fortune 500 companies featured in this research include Mastercard, Gap Inc., P&G, General Electric, IBM.

FD Wilder

  • FD Wilder served as the senior vice president, innovation at Procter & Gamble from 2016 to 2019. He is currently a senior advisor at McKinsey & Company, The dtx Company, NeuroLeadership Institute, Fernbrook Capital Management, Evrythng, Sleep Score Ventures, and DePauw University.
  • Procter & Gamble ranks 45th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Deborah Chase Hopkins

  • Deborah Chase Hopkins was the chief innovation officer at Citi from 2008 to 2016. She is currently a board member of Marsh and McLennan Companies, Deep Instinct Inc., Virtusa, Silicon Couloir, Union Pacific Railroad, St. John's Hospital Foundation, and Riverwood Capital.
  • Citigroup ranks 30th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Linda Bernardi

  • Linda Bernadi was the chief innovation officer of IBM's IoT and Cloud company. She is currently a senior advisor at McKinsey & Company and a guest speaker at events.
  • IBM ranks 38th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Sue Siegel

  • Sue Siegel was the chief innovation officer at General Electric; she departed the company in 2019. Sue Siegel is a lecturer at Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, board member of Illumina, Align Technology, The Engine, Kaiser Family Foundation, RAND Corporation, National Health Services.
  • General Electric ranks 21st on the Fortune 500 list.

Michael Perman

  • Michael Perman was the dean of innovation at Gap Inc from 2012 to 2016. He currently works as a business partner at Orange Grove Nine, LLC.
  • Gap Inc is 186th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Chris Kay

Liz Johnson

Marty Yudkovitz

  • Marty Yudkovitz was the head of strategic business innovation at The Walt Disney Company. He no longer works for any corporate organization and was a guest speaker at the Chief Innovation Officer Summit.
  • Walt Disney ranks 53th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Paul Ledak

  • Paul Ledak is a retired vice president, innovation at IBM. He currently holds no position at a company and served as a panelist at Champlain College's Emergent Media Center.
  • IBM is 38th on the Fortune 500 list.

Casey Carl

  • Casey Carl is a former chief strategy and innovation officer at Target. She is currently a faculty member at World 50 Inc., board director and advisor at Inspectorio, and Matter.
  • Target is ranked 39th on the Fortune 500 list.

Warren Tomlin

Zachary Gipson

Tim Theriault

Tom Seidenstein

  • Tom Seidenstein served as the senior vice president, innovation at Fannie Mae from 2018 to 2019. He currently serves as a board member of the International Federation of Accountants.
  • Fannie Mae is ranked 22nd on the Fortune 500 companies.

Garry Lyons

  • Garry Lyons was the chief innovation officer at Mastercard from 2010 to 2018. He is currently the CEO of Shipyard Technology Ventures.
  • Mastercard is ranked 210 on the Fortune 500 companies.

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Chief Innovation Officers, Part 2

Amy Radin, Jim Stikeleather, Steve D'Amico, Guy Wollaert, David Butler, Sachin H. Jain, William Ringo, and Duncan Wardle are eight people who held the position of VP, innovation or CIO at a Fortune 500 company.

Amy Radin

  • Amy Radin was the chief innovation officer at Citigroup from 2000 to 2009. She currently serves as an advisor to PebblePost, Alpine Meridian, Inc., PositivityTech, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.
  • Citigroup is ranked 30th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Jim Stikeleather

  • Jim Stikeleather served as the chief innovation officer of Dell Technologies from 2010 to 2016. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of South Florida and also a member of the board of trustees at the institution.
  • Dell Technologies is ranked 34th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Steve D'Amico

  • Steve D'Amico was the senior vice president and head of innovation at Fifth Third Bank from 2016 to 2017. He is currently a senior faculty member at the Center for Creative Leadership.
  • Fifth Third Bank is ranked 384th on the Fortune 500 list.

Guy Wollaert

  • Guy Wollaert was the senior vice president and chief innovation officer at The Coca-Cola Company from 2010 to 2015. After retiring as the CIO, he currently serves on the boards of Founders Intelligence, Festival van Vlaanderen Internationaal Brussel-Europa, Vlerick Business School, and PureCircle Limited.
  • Coca-Cola is ranked 100th on the Fortune 500 companies.

David Butler

  • David Butler was the vice president of innovation at The Coca-Cola Company. Butler currently serves as an advisor to Simple SolutionS S3, Delvv.io, Wonolo, and New Story Charity.
  • Coca-Cola is ranked 100th on the Fortune 500 companies.

Sachin H. Jain, MD, MBA

  • Sachin H. Jain was the chief medical information and innovation officer at Merck from 2011 to 2014. He is currently a board member and advisor to Blink Health, American Journal of Managed Care, Koneksa Health, American Red Cross Los Angeles Region, CAQH, Harvard Alumni Association, and Make-A-Wish America.
  • Merck is ranked 76th on the Fortune 500 companies.

William Ringo

Duncan Wardle

  • Duncan Wardle was the vice president of innovation at The Walt Disney Company from 2011 to 2017. He currently works as a keynote speaker in events.
  • The Walt Disney Company is ranked 53rd on the Fortune 500 companies.
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Chief Innovation Officers, Part 3

John B. Hillenbrand Jr., Kristin Peck, Thomas M. Connelly Jr., Barry Calpino, William T. Edwards, Steve Goers, and Dr. John D. Evans once held the position of vice president of innovation or chief innovation officer at a Fortune 500 company.

Kristin Peck

Thomas M. Connelly Jr.

Barry Calpino

  • Barry Calpino was the vice president, breakthrough innovation at Kraft from 2012 to 2015. He serves as a board member of the American Marketing Association, and an adjunct marketing professor at Kellogg School of Management.
  • Kraft is ranked 115th on the Fortune 500 companies.

William T. Edwards

Steve Goers

  • Steve Goers was the vice president, innovation and investment at Kraft from 2007 to 2012. He currently serves as a strategic advisor at YourEncore.
  • Kraft is ranked 115th on the Fortune 500 companies.

John B. Hillenbrand, Jr.

Dr. John D. Evans

  • Dr. John D. Evans was the vice president, innovation at Lockheed Martin from 2008 to 2011. He currently serves as a board member at Innovative Research Interchange, The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the chairman of Acclamation Group, Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin is ranked 60th on the Fortune 500 companies.
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