Area of Expertise
Improving Communication Habits, Skills for Contracts and Negotiations, Transformational Vs. Transactional Leadership
Vice President, Global Applications IT
Topcon Positioning Systems
Kris Cowles, SVP IT, TopCon
Kris Cowles currently holds the role of SVP, Information Technology for Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS). TPS designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.
In her role at TPS, Kris has responsibility for the full portfolio of IT, driving strategy across the global footprint of both traditional Topcon business units as well as new business models. Prior to Topcon, Kris spent over 20 years at Cisco Systems in a variety of roles in both the US and Europe.
Her background encompasses not just IT, but multiple disciplines: Channel Operations, Supply Chain, E-commerce, Strategic Partnerships, Enterprise Architecture, and operational roles in Research and Development.