Former Constellation Brands CIO will Head Information Technology Group
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – March 27, 2008 –
In his new role, Wallace will be responsible for infrastructure and information security, the GlobalSync solutions platform, business support systems, data warehouse and business intelligence systems. These operations will support the company's growth in North America, Europe and Asia
"We are very pleased with having Steve join the Harris Interactive family as CIO," said Jim Frederickson. "He possesses a unique combination of hands-on technical knowledge and business acumen." Frederickson goes on to say that "Wallace is a team builder, communicator, and facilitator with a long history of effecting organizational transformation through business performance and systems management."
Wallace has more than 20 years industry experience and most recently was as an independent consultant for the Health Information Exchange where he worked on the implementation to exchange secure health information between hospitals, labs and physician offices. He has also been with Constellation Brands as Senior Vice President and CIO as well as with Xerox Corporation where he was Vice President of Information Technology and Customer Administration.
Wallace holds a Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Bachelor of Operations Management from Syracuse University.
He is on several boards that include Frontier Communications of Rochester, Jr. Achievement of Rochester, E-Business Association of Rochester, and RIT's MBA Curriculum Advisory Board.
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Harris Interactive® (Nasdaq: HPOL) announces that Stephen Wallace has been named as its CIO. Wallace joined the company in October 2007. In his new role Wallace will report to Jim Frederickson, Executive Vice President of Global Research Operations and IT.