Executive Vice President &
Chief Information Officer
John Tonnison is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Tech Data, Florida’s largest company and the world’s leading end-to-end IT distributor. He is responsible for the company’s worldwide innovation strategy, IT capabilities and operation, and leads a global technology team, driving innovation through Tech Data’s global enterprise systems and world-class e-business solutions. These technologies support the entire Tech Data corporation, which generated $36.8 billion in net sales and shipped tens of millions of technology products to more than 115,000 IT reseller customers in more than 100 countries during its last fiscal year.
Tonnison joined Tech Data in 2001 as Vice President, worldwide e-business, leading the development of Tech Data’s e-business strategy and tools, growing the e-business share by 300%. He was subsequently promoted to Senior Vice President, Information Technology for the Americas, continuing to drive Tech Data’s e-business vision and taking responsibility for all business systems technology, application software and operations in the Americas. He was named Tech Data Executive Vice President and Global CIO in 2009.