David Gardner
Vice President, New Product Development

David Gardner
David Gardner is a proven change agent and customer focused IT executive with over 25 years of experience. David has finely honed his skills as a change agent realigning IT functions to support business strategy and objectives.

David joined Wolters Kluwer TyMetrix as Chief Technology Officer in 2005. He was responsible for product development, security, quality assurance, and all technology platforms and infrastructure that support TyMetrix and customer engagements. His first challenge was to reorganize IT to align with business strategy and objectives, creating a customer focused and scalable function that could grow with TyMetrix. He led a transformation that embraced Agile throughout the business. David was also part of the senior management team reporting to the GM that sustained double-digit growth and profit margins year-over-year. His commitment to excellence earned him the CLS Achiever’s Club award in 2008.

In 2012, David was asked to head the technology function for CT Corporation. As VP, Technology he was responsible for product engineering, security, quality assurance, and all SaaS and cloud technology platforms and infrastructure that support product delivery. Toward the end of 2013, David’s role was expanded with CT Corp to include Business Operations.

David is currently leading CT’s New Product Development group, responsible for delivering best-in-class, innovative, software products.

Prior to joining CLS, David spent 12 years with Pitney Bowes, most recently serving as Managing Director of a consulting practice for Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technologies. He led the implementation of over 20 electronic statement and bill payment systems and was instrumental in developing and piloting a secure digital certificate for the Social Security Administration.

David holds eight software patents, has authored a book on computer programming, and has published articles on how organizations can adopt information technology tools to spur innovation. He earned a BS degree and an MS degree in computer science from the University of Kansas.

 

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