John Collier is a value-driven innovative leader and entrepreneur with extensive cross-industry technology design and development experience. He started his career as designer and has continued to influence technology design and architecture at Fortune 500 companies throughout his career.
Currently, Mr. Collier is Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Wawa, Inc. He is responsible for establishing the overall strategic direction for Wawa's expanding technology and business services. John leads technology strategy, development, implementation and ongoing operations for Wawa, Inc.
Prior to joining Wawa, Mr. Collier was Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer for TracFone Wireless, Inc., America Movil, S.A.B. de C.V. As Chief Information Officer, John was responsible for all aspects of technology and identifying new business models such as a Mobile Virtual Network Enabler (MVNE) commerce hosting commercial product and an industry leading ubiquitous multi-carrier platform for an unprecedented consumer mobile experience.
Previously, as Corporate Vice President - Global Chief Architect for Walmart, John led the technology architecture strategy across 28 countries and was charged to establish the Intellectual Property Management and Monetization organization. He designed such public facing strategies as "Clicks and Bricks", Pick-Up Today, Price Match Guarantee, Savings Catcher and Disc to Digital. He is credited with several patents including an industry altering Flexible Store Fulfillment patent.
John is widely regarded as an innovator and holds a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Ball State University.