Ben Haines, CIO, Yahoo

Ben Haines, Yahoo Inc.

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A transformational technology leader, Ben is focused on liberating companies from the legacy world of expensive and unproductive Enterprise Software and Technology.

At Yahoo Ben leads multiple teams responsible for all of Yahoo’s internal end user computing, systems and applications ensuring they are addressing critical business needs.

Ben has held CIO roles at Box Inc. a start up with 100% cloud based IT, Pabst Brewing Co. where he transformed the traditional IT infrastructure and application environment into a service-orientated organization delivering business value. Ben also spent 9 years with Red Bull leading teams across Asia Pacific, Europe and Americas.

Previously Worked

CIO, Pabst Brewing Co.

Ben Haines Content

The technology industry is changing faster than ever, demanding new types of leadership to ensure IT systems meet the sky-high bar that is set across the sector. Growing workforce expectations in tech firms, combined with modern technologies, have pushed even leaders in Silicon Valley to innovate further and improve service delivery while embarking on ambitious programs of digital transformation. In this episode, Ben Haines, Enterprise CIO of early Internet pioneer Yahoo, shares his ideas on rethinking IT to meet these shifts head-on in today's exponential digital era.
Ben Haines was the CIO at Pabst Brewing Co., but has recently become the CIO at Box. He is an Enterprise IT and Business Professional with over 15 years experience.This visionary strategic leader with a focus on short term execution for immediate results.