Christopher Sulla

Biography

Is the former Chief Information Officer for Sensient Technologies Corporation headquartered in Milwaukee Wisconsin.  At Sensient was responsible for all facets of IT that included modernizing its global business systems & processes, creating & implementing its Cybersecurity Strategy, and renovating its infrastructure through selective managed services through the use of a demand and supply service delivery governance model.

 

Prior to Sensient, Chris was the Vice President of Information Technology for CSM Nv / Corbion as Division CIO for its largest division in North America. At CSM, completed twenty-five (25) ERP migrations, streamlined and centralized the IT organization through a series of major business & systems integrations. Additionally, contributed to making IT an integral enabler of the organization’s business strategy.

 

Prior to CSM, Chris held senior IT management positions at ACCO Brands, GATX, US Foodservice, and Waste Management in the areas of business process management, application development, and business intelligence. Early in his career, Chris spent time working in IT consulting, software development, and project management primarily in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain, and distribution. His professional expertise lies within major IT program management, change management, and governance.

 

Chris received an MBA in General Management & Finance from The University of Chicago's Booth Graduate School of Business as part of their 62nd Executive Program Group and also has a BS in Information Science from Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU). He recently served NEIU’s College of Business & Management Executive Advisory Council and was a part-time Instructor in the Computer Science Department teaching course work both at a graduate & undergraduate level. 

Education

MBA, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (XP-62)

BS, Northeasten Illinois University

Courses

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 401Cyber Risk Management
CIS 402Privacy, Ethics and Compliance
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 560IT Services & Project Mngmt
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 401Cyber Risk Management
CIS 502Info Systems & Innovations
CIS 540Information Security & Control
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 311Business Project Management
CIS 401Cyber Risk Management
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 401Cyber Risk Management
CIS 560IT Services & Project Mngmt
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CIS 311Business Project Management
CIS 401Cyber Risk Management

Professional Associations

Chris is also a long standing member of the Society for Information Management (SIM), the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), and InfraGard.

Board

Northeastern Illinois University, School of Business & Management, Executive Advisory Council

Industry Positions

Chief Information Officer - Sensient Technologies Corporation

Vice President, Information Systems - Corbion

Vice President, Information Systems - CSM Bakery Supplies North America & Asia Pacfic

Director, Systems Development - ACCO Brands Corporation

Director Systems Development - GATX Terminals Corporation

Director, Systems Development - US Foodservice, Inc.

Manager, Information Systems - Waste Management, Inc.