Board of Directors

Carol Zierhoffer, BS, MSCIS

Independent Director
Chair: Governance Committee; Finance Committee
Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at Bechtel Corporation – Retired

Carol holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH and a master’s degree in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. With 35+ years’ experience in the IT industry, Carol currently is the SVP & Global Chief Information Officer at Bechtel Corporation. Carol oversees Bechtel’s Global Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) organization with responsibility for Bechtel’s IT infrastructure, operations, information security, software applications and technology solutions for Bechtel business lines and projects worldwide. Carol leads a team of approximately 1000 IT professionals focused on digital transformation, innovation, global collaboration, information security and operational efficiency.

Carol’s prior technology experience includes: Vice President & Global Chief Information Officer of Xerox Corporation (2012 – 2014), Vice President & Global Chief Information Officer of ITT Corporation (2008 – 2011), and Vice President & Chief Information Officer of 3 Northrop Grumman sectors (1988 – 2008).

Carol also serves on the board of directors of Vizient, Inc, (June 2016 – present) where she is a member of the Audit Committee and had previously served on the Board of MedAssets (April 2013 – January 2016) where she was the founding chair of the Information Technology Committee and served on the Audit Committee. In addition, she also serves on the Advisory Committee for Nutanix, Inc. (March 2019 – present).