Ken Piddington

Chief Information Officer

Ken PiddingtonKen PiddingtonChief Information Officer

Ken Piddington joined MRE Consulting in 2014 as Chief Information Officer. Ken is a business leader and technology strategist with more than 15 years of transformation leadership experience, which he gained as CIO and executive advisor for Fortune 500 companies in North America and Europe. He uses his extensive experience in people leadership, business operations, and technology innovation to partner with CIOs, CXOs, and their leadership teams to help them develop effective plans and strategies to achieve meaningful results in their respective businesses.

Ken is recognized as an industry thought leader and is a regular speaker at business and association conferences. He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Sage School in Massachusetts and on the Leadership Board for the MIT CIO Leadership Institute. He has also served as a mentor in the CIO Executive Council’s Pathways program.

Prior to joining MRE, Ken was the CIO at Global Partners LP, a Fortune 500 midstream logistics and energy products marketing company, where he was responsible for leading, developing, and implementing the business technology strategy. Ken’s contributions at Global Partners included the successful integration of multiple acquisitions and the implementation of supply chain technologies necessary to support dramatic geographic and line of business expansion. During his four years, company revenues tripled as it experienced unprecedented growth.

Ken attended Graceland University where he played varsity football and baseball while pursuing a degree in information systems.


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