Kregg Jodie serves as Mary Kay’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Kregg is responsible for setting the strategic direction of technology, implementing new systems, managing and monitoring existing systems, telecommunications and information security throughout Mary Kay Inc. on a global basis.
Kregg has led Mary Kay’s strategic efforts of leveraging technology to better serve customers and to improve the opportunity for the independent sales force. Kregg has been instrumental in launching Mary Kay InTouch®, an online web portal, and Personal Web Sites that have reshaped the way the independent sales force members do business. Additionally, Kregg has led efforts to develop and implement common core systems and processes that create operational efficiencies and improved selling opportunities in over 35 markets globally. Most recently, Kregg has teamed with Mary Kay’s CMO to lead a digital transformation of business processes and technology to deploy mobile and web applications for Mary Kay’s independent sales force and consumers that gives the user a single look and feel regardless of platform.
Kregg joined Mary Kay Inc. in October 1993 as Manager of Sales Force Automation and held various other positions before being named CIO in 1997. Kregg has been a member of the Executive Team since 1998 and coordinated Mary Kay’s overall business strategy from 1998 to 2015. He led efforts to revamp Mary Kay’s strategic business planning process as a global rollout. During this time, Mary Kay’s revenues and EBITDA has significantly increased.
Prior to Mary Kay Inc., Kregg was employed by Accenture, providing management expertise for companies such as CompUSA, Sears Logistics Services, Hertz Corporation, a major express carrier, Department of Veteran Affairs, Manville Sales Corporation, Federal Aviation Administration and American Federal Bank. Kregg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in electrical engineering route to business from the University of Texas at Austin.