Krista Dixon
Textron Specialized
Chief Information Officer Textron Specialized Vehicles
Biographical Info
Chief Inforamation Security Officer for Textron INC, responsibile for IT Risk Management and Cyber Security. Chief Information Officer with more than 20 years of experience providing senior-level IT leadership to global organizations. Extensive experience overseeing all aspects of IT for a $500 Million global company with more than 2,000 employees. Well-developed skills overseeing IT Strategy and Vision, Infrastructure, Risk Management, ERP Systems, Business Intelligence, Analytics and Reporting, and Digital Transformation. Dedicated leader with a proven record of success driving information technology strategies across an enterprise organization for cost-effective operations and long-term strategic success. ► Global IT Leadership: Currently manage a global IT team of 32 employees across North America, India, China, and Germany as VP and CIO for Textron Tools and Test. ► Budget Management and Cost Reduction Expertise: Background includes experience managing a $42 Million budget. Successfully reduced an IT budget by 25% over 2 years as Director of Global IT and Risk Management for Textron Aviation. ► IT Strategy and Vision: Demonstrated ability to develop and implement IT strategies in collaboration with Executive Leadership Teams that introduce new technologies and align IT with business goals and objectives. Expertise: ✭ IT Strategy and Vision ✭ IT Best Practices ✭ IT Road Maps ✭ Digital Transformation ✭ Budget Management ✭ Cybersecurity ✭ Cloud Technologies ✭ ERP Optimization ✭ Continuous Improvements ✭ Product Lifecycle Management ✭ Big Data ✭ Predictive Analytics ✭ Engineering Design ✭ Network Design ✭ Data Center Management ✭ Help Desk Management ✭ Mobile Development ✭ Vendor Management ✭ Network Security ✭ Risk Management ✭ General Data Protection Regulations ► You may email me directly at
Fort Worth
Areas of Specialty
Information Technology and Services