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Dr Mark Zecca

CIO, Kyriba Ltd

Dr. Mark Zecca, PhD, is the Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Cloud Services and Engineering for Kyriba, an international Treasury Management Services Company located in San Diego, New York, and Paris. He was formerly the Senior Director of Business Systems and Transformation for Schneider Electric’s North American Operation.

Dr. Zecca has held Chief Information Officer, Vice President IT and IT Director positions with companies such as American Airlines, AT&T-Bell Atlantic, Peoplesoft, and BFGoodrich. Dr. Zecca is also a retired Coast Guard Captain holding the rank of Naval Commodore, earning the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medals in combat actions.

Dr. Zecca graduated from The University of San Diego with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Engineering, a Master’s in Business Administration from LeTourneau University of Texas, a Master’s degree in Strategy and Planning from the Naval War College, and a PhD in Information Technology Management from Capella University. Currently Dr. Zecca is a Professor of Business and Technology at Ashford University in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Zecca has been named San Diego Business Journal’s Technologist of the Year in 2010 and San Diego Magazine’s Top Technologist in 2012. He was named a Technology Laureate by ComputerWorld Magazine in April 2013, for his work in Enterprise Resource Planning and Mobility Technology.

Latest from Dr Mark Zecca

I don’t know why I feel a little territorial every time I hear the word Cloud coming from one of our sales or marketing guys. The term has taken so many twists and turns in the last 20 years, so I thought that a short respite to look where we have been and, more importantly, where we are going and what have we gotten, as a result of this Cloud Computing thing....
Moore’s law tells us that technology will double itself in any given time period. Yet we still follow what seems cool at the time rather than what works. As a Google Apps user, my company felt that it was cool to go with a cloud based service. This was important since the company was into Cloud Service. What better way to feel “cool” than to be a cloud...