Director of Technology Services, Old Dominion Freight Line
As director of technology services for Old Dominion Freight Line, Christina Bray brings 16 years of proven success in IT solution delivery, program management and service operations areas. Bray has extensive process knowledge, relationship management skills and a track record of delivering portfolios on time and with-in budget.
Bray holds a B.A. in philosophy and medieval history from Syracuse University and is pursuing an MBA in human resource management from Northcentral University.
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VP, Chief Technology Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System
Carolinas Healthcare System VP and CTO Eric Christian is responsible for defining the IT strategic vision and ensuring alignment with the overall business strategy of the Carolinas Healthcare System. He ensures that the appropriate policies and structure for managing underlying IT infrastructure, which comprises all CHS compute, network, telephony, data center, Internet and technology capabilities are optimized for maximum business benefit to the system.
Christian was previously at Cummins where he was executive director of technology and innovation and served as the company’s CTO. In this capacity, he provided leadership and direction on the global technology plans for the overall Cummins’ global IT environment. Before joining Cummins in 2010, Christian spent more than 30 years in technology with broad industry experience.
Christian earned his B.S. in technology and management from the University of Maryland and an executive MBA in strategic management and marketing from Michigan State University. He is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
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Gary Howell currently serves as the director of cybersecurity for Babcock & Wilcox, responsible for all facets of information security with this global leader in energy and environmental technologies. Prior to 2015, Howell served for 10 years as the CISO for Chiquita Brands International, overseeing all security strategy and operations for the $3B Fortune 750 enterprise. Howell previously served as president of his own consulting company, IT director for Amstar and VP for CMI. Howell also served as one of the most recognized IBM midrange platform experts for more than 20 years, performing technical consulting, performance and development activities for many IBM business partners and customers.
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