Steven John

IANS Faculty

Steven is an accomplished Global Senior Executive and Board Member with more than 30 years of success, and a diverse background spanning healthcare, software, agriculture, retail, wholesale, distribution, chemical manufacturing, and ecommerce companies ranging from startup to well-established to turnaround. Steven is an invaluable asset to a company employing new technologies to transform and grow, engaging data assets to build competitive advantage, mitigating future-looking risks like disruptive business models and cyber-attacks, working with private equity and activist investors to refresh and retool, developing emerging technologies and services that increase value for the customer and elevates the company’s market position.

Throughout his Executive career, Steven has held business or IT positions with Workday, Agriliance, HB Fuller, First Health, CIGNA, and Transora, and Aramark. He also teaches an IT leadership forum in NYC for Fortune 500 companies. A seasoned Board Member, Steven has held positions with RAPID, Gemini Ventures, and DEMO CIO Council. Additionally, he is a Founding Member of the Agricultural CIO Forum and the CIO Executive Council. Proving his thought leadership, he was selected by Computerworld Magazine as one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders; CIO Executive Council as Leader of the Year; InformationWeek as a Relentless Innovator; Hewlett-Packard as a Member of their Big Data Customer Advisory Council; and inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame in 2018.

  • strategic planning
  • technology risk management
  • oversite
  • analytics
  • tech-enabled resilience
  • mentoring
  • building corporate culture

Achievements & Contributions

  • Computerworld Magazine -Premier 100 IT Leaders
  • CIO Executive Council as Leader of the Year
  • InformationWeek -Relentless Innovator
  • CIO Hall of Fame