When a CIO becomes chief digital officer (CDO), the company benefits from an innovator who is well acquainted with little things like information security, enterprise scale and the back-end. Richard Maranville joined the event services business, Freeman Company, as CIO in 2009 and has been executive vice president, CDO since August 2015. He manages the Digital Product and Technology organizations across the enterprise. Previously, he was with FedEx Kinko’s for more than nine years, and held senior roles, most recently senior vice president and CIO. Maranville holds a BS in Computer Science with a Math minor from California State University.
In this interview, we discuss his new role, and how he made the leap.