Gerrit Schutté joined ConAgra Foods in 1998. Today, he leads Global Information and Business Services for the Enterprise. Over the years, he has successfully driven ConAgra’srestructuring, consolidation and modernization of IT resources including design and construction of state-of-the-art data center capabilities. He has developed and deployed effective technical and leadership development capabilities throughout all areas of the IT organization. His ITteams have successfully executed systems integration efforts by implementing common ERP /Analytics capabilities across multiple business platforms, and use of co-innovated HANA based solutions with SAP.
Prior to joining ConAgra, Gerrit served as Senior Vice President of IS Infrastructure for the Mutual of Omaha Companies, and VP of Systems and Operations for the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company.Presentlyhe is a member of Gartner’s Research Board and serves on the Advisory Board for Creighton University’s College of Business. Previously he was a member of Advisory Boards for both Violin Memory and BMC Software Corporation.
A native of New York City and a former US Army Intelligence Officer, he holds a BA degree from Fordham University and an MA from Central Michigan University.