Kristie Grinnell Promoted To Global CIO And Chief Supply Chain Officer Of General Dynamics IT

Kristine Grinnell has been promoted to Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer of General Dynamics Information Technology. She had been the CIO and Vice President of Technology & Supply Chain. In addition to her previous responsibilities, Grinnell is now in charge of GDIT’s Technology Shared Services, which focuses on delivering directly to the company's customers, while continuing her role overseeing Enterprise IT and Supply Chain.

Credit: GDIT

Grinnell noted, “Delivering directly to the customer puts a different spin on IT delivery. The same principles of high-quality IT service management applies, as they do for the enterprise. However, it ensures you are providing IT capabilities that will accomplish the customer’s mission. I’m excited to bring together operation excellence, combined with customer focus. As GDIT continues to ‘innovate everywhere,’ this presents a significant opportunity to make a difference. This is as exciting as it can gets for a CIO!"

Grinnell has been with General Dynamics for nearly four years. Previously, she worked in information technology at CSC and as a consultant at PwC.

Peter High  is President of  Metis Strategy , a business and IT advisory firm. His latest book is  Implementing World Class IT Strategy . He is also the author of  World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs .  Peter moderates the Technovation podcast series. He speaks at conferences around the world. Follow him on Twitter @PeterAHigh.

 

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Kristine Grinnell has been promoted to Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer of General Dynamics Information Technology. She had been the CIO and Vice President of Technology & Supply Chain. In addition to her previous responsibilities, Grinnell is now in charge of GDIT’s Technology Shared Services, which focuses on delivering directly to the company's customers, while continuing her role overseeing Enterprise IT and Supply Chain.

Credit: GDIT

Grinnell noted, “Delivering directly to the customer puts a different spin on IT delivery. The same principles of high-quality IT service management applies, as they do for the enterprise. However, it ensures you are providing IT capabilities that will accomplish the customer’s mission. I’m excited to bring together operation excellence, combined with customer focus. As GDIT continues to ‘innovate everywhere,’ this presents a significant opportunity to make a difference. This is as exciting as it can gets for a CIO!"

Grinnell has been with General Dynamics for nearly four years. Previously, she worked in information technology at CSC and as a consultant at PwC.

Peter High  is President of  Metis Strategy , a business and IT advisory firm. His latest book is  Implementing World Class IT Strategy . He is also the author of  World Class IT: Why Businesses Succeed When IT Triumphs .  Peter moderates the Technovation podcast series. He speaks at conferences around the world. Follow him on Twitter @PeterAHigh.

 

I am the president of Metis Strategy, a business and IT strategy firm that I founded in 2001. I have advised many of the best chief information officers at multi-billion...