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Kevin Glynn


BS Industrial Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Master of International Managment, Thunderbird Graduate School of International Managament, Phoenix, ‎Arizona‎


Kevin Glynn is a three-time public and private company Chief Information Officer (CIO), including being recognized as the 2019 CIO Innovator of the Year in Chicago. As CIO, Mr. Glynn worked at DSC Logistics, AM. Castle and Case New Holland.  While at AM Castle, in addition to his CIO responsibilities, he was acting VP of Operations. Prior to being CIO, Kevin was COO of Iron Solutions, a startup company using data analytics in agriculture machinery. Previously, he had been a Vice President for Oracle Corporation, leading its consulting practices in Europe. Early in his career, Mr. Glynn held positions in manufacturing and field engineering for Qualcomm’s transportation division. Kevin started his career as an engineer and production supervisor, working at Carlise Memory Tapes.

Research Interests

His primary interest is in the application of new technology for supply chain and logistics problems.

Courses Taught

  • MSIT 441: Risk Management
  • MSIT 443: Capstone Course- Technology Strategy & Enterprise Architecture

Significant Professional Service

  • Chief Information Officer: DSC Logistics, AM Castle & Co., Case New Holland
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Qualcomm
  • The Laminar Group LLC
  • MSIT Industry Advisory Board Member
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management Executive Leadership Council, 2014 to 2018