Stuart Kippelman

Charlotte, NC

Stuart Kippelman is CIO of Parsons Corporation.

Prior to Parsons, Kippelman was the SVP and CIO for Platform Specialty Products, a global, diversified producer of high-tech specialty chemicals and provider of technical services. The business involves the formulation of a broad range of solutions-oriented specialty chemicals, which are sold into multiple industries, including agrochemical, animal health, electronics, graphic arts, plating, and offshore oil production and drilling.

Kippelman previously served as SVP and CIO for Covanta. He led all aspects of global IT, leveraging innovative technologies to transform the way the business runs and generates revenue. For his transformational work at Covanta, Stuart received numerous prestigious industry recognitions including Top 100 CIO's in STEM 2015, Computerworld’s 2014 Premier IT Leader Award and the CIO.com Top 100 Award in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Prior to joining Covanta, Kippelman held many leadership and technical roles of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson. He was Corporate Director of Technology M&A and Emerging Market Growth, CIO/CTO of Health & Wellness, VP of Global Infrastructure Technology Engineering, and Development, as well as other roles in engineering, architecture, research, portfolio management, deployment, and operations.

Kippelman is a monthly guest columnist on WSJ, and is a featured blogger on Computerworld.com. He holds multiple patents in data mining, and Business Intelligence. As an accomplished speaker, he is a frequent presenter at many major industry conferences, delivering keynote presentations on a wide variety of topics ranging from Leadership, Innovation, Mobile Computing, Consumerization of IT, Cloud, and Cybersecurity.

He is actively engaged in helping guide and develop the next generation of IT leadership and serves as a career mentor for the CIO Executive Council Pathways program.

Kippelman holds an M.B.A. in Technology Management and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Phoenix.