Denver, CO, January 15, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- CSIA, Colorado’s Technology Association, today announced Kim Brown, Vice President Information Technology at IHS unanimously was named to the organization’s Board of Directors at their December Board meeting. With Kim’s appointment, the Board now has 34 executives, entrepreneurs, and advisors representing the Colorado technology industry.
“Kim has extensive experience in information technology including from one of the largest technology companies in Colorado, and has a passion for encouraging women to expand their career horizons within IT,” said Su Hawk, President, CSIA. “Kim’s knowledge of global IT operations and complex strategy will add so much to accomplish our mission.”
“I’m eager to help CSIA thrive and honored to be included in their leadership team. CSIA has accomplished much in the last 15 years, and I’m looking forward to what they can accomplish in the next 15 years,” added Kim Brown.
Brown is currently Vice President Information Technology at IHS where she is responsible for all Internal Business Applications, Project Management, Compliance, Mergers & Acquisitions for Technology, Web Site Center of Excellence, and Business Intelligence. She is an experienced and accomplished business leader with outstanding achievements in the management and operations of information technology systems that delivered cost savings, increased profitability, on time project management and improved customer satisfaction. Prior to IHS, Brown was Director of Information Technology at Oracle (previously PeopleSoft and JD Edwards). Here Brown led the deployment of ERP solutions to internal colleagues and customer facing organizations, partnered with product development on software design for HCM commercial products, and oversaw the system integrations of acquired colleagues for Oracle and PeopleSoft. Previously, Brown was in HR management at Informix Software where she was responsible for global HR systems and compensation for technology groups.
CSIA is the leader in uniting and growing Colorado’s information technology industry by providing advocacy, education, business connections, and information, while supporting economic development, unification of technology stakeholders, and larger recognition of the industry and the people involved to develop and promote Colorado’s technology industry. CSIA also works nationally to ensure Colorado’s technology voice is heard, through TECNA, a coalition of technology associations across the United States and Canada, as well as with TechAmerica, the national lobbying organization for federal issues. Since 1994, CSIA has been involved in legislative issues and public policy to represent the information technology industry in Colorado, and has provided a number of annual programs, events and connections to support business success. For more information on CSIA please call (303) 592-4070 or visit www.coloradotechnology.org