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Stuart Kippelman

SVP & CIO, Platform Specialty Products Corp [NYSE:PAH]

Stuart Kippelman is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Platform Specialty Products (PSP), a global, diversified producer of high-tech specialty chemicals and provider of technical services.  Stuart is responsible for and leads all aspects of global IT, leveraging innovative technologies to transform the way the business runs and generates revenue.

Stuart previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Covanta.  For his transformational work at Covanta, Stuart has received numerous prestigious industry recognitions including Top 100 CIO's in STEM 2015, Computerworld’s 2014 Premier IT Leader Award and the Top 100 Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Prior to joining Covanta, Stuart 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, Vice President of Global Infrastructure Technology Engineering, and Development, as well as other roles in engineering, architecture, research, portfolio management, deployment and operations.

Stuart is a monthly guest columnist on WSJ, and is a featured blogger on  He holds multiple patents in data mining, and Business Intelligence.  He is actively engaged in helping guide and develop the next generation of IT leadership and serves as a career mentor both for Columbia University's Executive Master of Science in Technology Management program, as well as the CIO Executive Council Pathways program.

Latest from Stuart Kippelman

The Constant Change The role of the IT department, and the challenges faced by the CIO is a moving target that never stands still. This fact is not new, and shouldn’t be new to anyone in the IT field. As long as we continue to leverage technology in business, change will be constant. Today not only do we have constant change, but the pace of that change is...