Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Xylem Inc.
Nicholas Colisto is responsible for ensuring that Xylem’s information technology (IT) strategy and staffing support Xylem’s global business. “He oversees the company’s integrated systems management as well as the implementation of its technological strategy to increase information accessibility. Prior to joining Xylem, he served in executive IT positions at Hovnanian Enterprises and was subsequently appointed Vice President and CIO. Mr. Colisto was also an Executive Director of IT at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals. Earlier in his career, he served in a number of IT positions at Priceline.com, Hyperion Solutions, Pepsi-Cola and Bayer.
Mr. Colisto is the author of The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver Value. He serves on the academic advisory board at Rutgers University in New Jersey and on the foundation board of trustees for Bayshore Community Hospital, part of the Meridian Health Network.
Mr. Colisto graduated from Pace University in New York with both a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and a Master of Science in Information Systems.