Karl Spangler

Karl Spangler is seeking a role as CIO

Bold & resilient value leader; path finder and team builder; great negotiator; employee engagement; stakeholder management; strong program/project manager; strategic planning and communications; business strategy; cost control; innovator.

Over 20 years of international experience as a seasoned technology executive in several global organizations of differing commercial focus. Aligning information technology strategy to business strategy: new business model, growth, cost reduction, merger & acquisition, new organizational model, leveraging mobility and new technology. Creator of new technology and platforms to aid the business in quick agile response to customer problems and product/service solutions.

Karl has built a reputation of innovative, pragmatic, determined, reliable, problem solutions and risk management. He's aligned IT to the business strategy to deliver value in all the organizations he's served. He's a change agent leveraging technologies to give to businesses a competitive edge. As a champion of people and relationship developed he has built high performance teams and effective partnerships in several cultural environments in North America, Europe and Asia.

Target Role

  • Karl Spangler is seeking a role as CIO

    President, CIO, CTO, CDO, Vice-President\Senior Vice-President Technology, Operations, Strategy, Product Development, Software Engineering

  • Karl Spangler is seeking a role as CIO

    Advisory role as a technology investment/M&A consultant or Board member

Target Organizations

  • Karl Spangler is seeking a role as CIO

    Mid-sized to large to organizations, private or publicly traded engaging major change through technology to either transform operations and/or product/service offerings

  • Karl Spangler is seeking a role as CIO

    National or Global organization

Career Experience

  • 2017 - PresentKCS Management Consulting
    President & Founder

  • 2016 - 2017Data Communications Management

  • 2015 - 2017SPIN Aerial

  • 2013 - 2015TD Bank
    Senior Manager, Workplace Platform Engineering Specialized Infrastructure Services

  • 2010 - 2012Blackberry
    Senior Manager, CIO Infrastructure Planning

  • 2008 - 2010Blackberry
    Manager, Blackberry Core Service Management

  • 2007 - 2008Blackberry
    Requirements Manager, Relay S/W Development

  • 2000 - 2007Northplains Systems
    Engagement Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Technology/Business Planning

    Strategic Technology/Business Planning

  • Technology Change Management

    Technology Change Management

  • Building high performance teams

    Building high performance teams

  • Leadership Development/Succession Planning

    Leadership Development/Succession Planning

  • Venture Capital & Startup Thinker

    Venture Capital & Startup Thinker

  • Problem solving/ Risk Management

    Problem solving/ Risk Management

  • Rescuing & delivering complex projects

    Rescuing & delivering complex projects

  • Building partnerships & Trust

    Building partnerships & Trust

Social Media

  • Karl Spangler LinkedIn Profile

Contact Info

Phone: 647-455-5895
Email: kspangler@gmail.com