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John Hill


CIO and SVP, Planning
John Hill is the Chief Information Officer and SVP, Planning at Carhartt and is responsible for working with the rest of Carhartt’s senior leadership team to define its technology strategy for the company’s growth objectives. He leads the teams responsible for planning and executing initiatives to meet the company’s technology vision while ensuring that informational systems are available and secure. In addition to his technology responsibilities John is responsible for Carhartt's Planning and Pricing functions.

Mr. Hill was previously Vice President, Solutions Delivery at W.W. Grainger and was responsible for leading all application development and maintenance for the company.

Prior to this Mr. Hill was Chief Information Officer and Vice President, responsible for the transformation of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) for the Province of Ontario, Canada. He was also the head of Business Solutions Services for several of the ministries in the Province.

Prior to this Mr. Hill was Vice President and Global Head of Informatics Services at Switzerland-based Roche Holding Company. For the first half of his career Mr. Hill has held leadership positions in strategic planning, business development and strategic sourcing at General Motors, Supply Access and IBM.

Mr. Hill received his Master’s in Administrative Management from Bowie State University, and his Bachelors in Economics from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.

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Sunday Jan 13
10:15 - 10:45 AM
Innovation Stage, Level 4
Successfully implementing advanced machine learning technology starts by understanding the ramifications this technology will have on all aspects of your business. Our panel of retail and industry experts will show you how to thoughtfully navigate... Read more