Colin Boyd, Komatsu Mining Corporation

VP and CIO

Colin Boyd Biography

Colin Boyd has the distinction of being an IT leader who has successfully delivered several global business transformations.

Colin is currently the CIO at Komatsu Mining Corporation – previously Joy Global - where he is busy implementing global IT platforms to support the digital transformation of Komatsu Mining Corporation’s business processes and products, and integrating the former Joy Global IT platforms into the Komatsu IT landscape.

Previously, Colin was the CIO for Johnson Controls, where he led a modernization and transformation program for their IT platforms: consolidating datacenters, implementing global cloud platforms, creating global cybersecurity teams, and supporting M&A transactions, acquisitions and divestitures.

As an Initial member of the Sony Europe executive team, Colin partnered with Ericsson to create the Sony Ericsson joint venture in 2001. As Corporate Vice President and CIO, he created an innovative, standalone IT organization with a global SAP platform. Within six years, revenues grew from $4 billion to $16 billion with repayment of all parent company investments.

Prior to 2001, he was General Manager of IS Operations for Sony Europe, and held roles with British Telecomm, IBM and Logica.

Colin holds an MSc in Information Technology from the University of London and a BSc in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Nottingham. Colin and his family now live in Mequon, Wisconsin.