Don Castle T’81
Don Castle T’81 is the Chief Information Officer of Kimball Midwest, a distributor of Maintenance, Repair & Operations supplies, based in Columbus Ohio. At the Center for Digital Strategies, he does research on advising CEO’s and boards of directors on opportunities and risks presented by digital technologies, and the use of data to enhance brand strength and revenue.
Previously, Don held CIO positions at Johnson & Johnson, first for Ethicon, Inc. a manufacturer of surgical devices, then as Group CIO for J&J’s six global medical device companies. He also was CIO, then President of Life Science Services at SGS North America, and CIO for Nabisco International.
Don has been a partner in the consulting firm New Madison Ave, where they advise CEO’s and boards of directors on the opportunities and risks presented by digital technologies, and help chief marketing officers use big data to enhance brand strength and revenue.
Don has run one business-to-business startup, and served as advisor to another startup in healthcare IT.
He serves on the board of the nonprofit Inroads NY/NJ, and on the Corporate Collaboration Council of the Thayer Masters of Engineering Management degree at Dartmouth.
Don has a bachelor degree from Dartmouth College, and an MBA from The Tuck School.