Among other topics, Chris discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
Christopher Hjelm’s Biography
Christopher Hjelm is currently Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for The Kroger Co. Chris leads the technology strategy, and is responsible for all aspects of engineering, site architecture, operations, and services. Before joining Kroger in 2005, Chris was Chief Information Officer at Cendant’s Travel Distribution Services and Senior VP for Technology at eBay.
Chris has more than 20 years of technology leadership experience at high-growth Internet companies as well as Fortune 500 firms, having served at Orbitz, Cendant Corp., eBay, and Federal Express. He has been a Director of Rehabcare Group Inc. since July 2007 and a Director of Kindred Healthcare Inc. since June 2011. He serves as a Member of CIO Advisory Board of newScale LLC, which designs, manufactures and distributes networking equipments, and as a Member of Advisory Board at Channel Velocity, Inc.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the Colorado State University and an Honorary PhD in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University.