BuckISE Leadership Development Series | Charles Koontz

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130 CBEC
151 W. Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

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Speaker: Charles Koontz

Global C-Level Operations & Growth Executive


Pizza will be provided!


Join Charles Koontz, Global C-Level Operations & Growth Executive, in the BuckISE Leadership Development Series. Charles will share leadership insights that he has learned during his career and answer any questions that you may have. This series is designed to support the development of future visionary, impactful, and inspirational leaders. Please join us for a special opportunity to converse with ISE alumnus, Charles Koontz, and boost your leadership skills.

Leadership Summary:

Senior operations and business development executive with record of building and transforming global operations. President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Digital Officer for multibillion-dollar corporations, with >$1B P&L oversight. 

Growth strategist who defines vision for sustainable success. Identifies new markets, grows startups, and turns around performance. History of double-digit growth in government and commercial markets.  

Digital thought leader with deep business and technology acumen. Develops innovative technology solutions to resolve complex business problem. Delivers end-to-end enterprise-scale technology projects on time and on budget. 

Expert in product development and commercialization, strategic partnerships, M&A, and IPOs. Streamlines operations, improves processes, reduces costs. Excels in industries undergoing rapid, disruptive change. 

Team leader and mentor who leads by example to win consensus across functions, levels, and cultures. High EQ, works easily with boards, investors, partners, and customers. Committed to diversity and inclusion.  

Career Highlights:

  • Recruited as first Chief Digital Officer by CEOs of GE and GE Healthcare, transforming imaging portfolio, developing new AI and advanced analytics applications, and creating new revenue streams forecast to generation $100M.
  • Appointed first Chief Digital Officer by CEO of $11B Ecolab, developing multiple new product lines, implementing online B2B ordering platform, and reducing costs by $175M per year and field staff labor requirements by 20%.
  • Named partner at Ernst & Young at age 33 for growing revenues at SBC Communications from $5M to over $50M, and leading large ERP implementation and post-merger integration of multiple Bell operating partners.
  • Turned around SAIC commercial business, growing revenues by $180M in 18 months, and was promoted to Group President to head combined $1.8B Commercial and Federal Civil Government business.
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