Advisory Board Member Profile 2017
Chief Information Officer, Americas
Areas of Expertise
Big Data Strategy; Big Data & Marketing; AI & Machine Learning; Big Data Technologies & Infrastructure
Bill Kohler has over 25 years of experience as a strong leader in technology with a diverse background in working across several verticals globally; advertising, media & marketing, retail, banking and publishing. In addition to being in Health Services in his current CIO role at International SOS which is 25 miles northeast of Philadelphia Bill has lead teams in technology for some of a few other top companies in the world, starting his career at Lehman Brothers and then moving on to lead well respected enterprise organizations such as; Golden Books Family Entertainment, BBDO Omnicom Cablevision and Dentsu Aegis Network. Today Bill has a strong focus on Big Data and more specifically Data Analytics and Data Mining. Throughout his career he has always aligned a business need or vision with a technology strategy that delivers results to not only clients but to the top and bottom line of any company he has been a part of.
Today Bill is one of the top IT executives not only in the Tri-State area but across the Americas and the globe leading the industry by executing technology solutions to the company operations and clients as a “Front Office” CIO. Bill accomplishes this by delivering three key elements; value, revenue channels and expertise to enhance client business results while still maintaining operational excellence. Bill lives on Long Island with his wife Ginger and two Children Isabella (14) and Liam (12). In his spare time he enjoys traveling, boating and playing tennis.