Debra King is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Corteva Agriscience, where she leads Information Technology (IT) and the enterprise digital strategy for the only pure-play agriculture company in the industry.
Debra led a multi-year IT transformation that enabled the successful spin of Corteva from DowDuPont in June of 2019. She is now focused on delivering a fit-for-purpose technology foundation for the new company and leading Cortevaâ€™s enterprise digitization efforts.
As a member of Cortevaâ€™s executive leadership team, Debra works closely with the business to ensure technology is integral to the enterprise strategy and provides an exceptional digital experience for Cortevaâ€™s employees and customers. She is known as a passionate, customer-focused leader with a relentless drive for achieving business results through innovation.
Debra joined Corteva in 2017 from Pfizer, where she was accountable for IT strategy, delivery and operations for several business divisions at increasing levels of responsibility. She led numerous global transformation programs, spanning commercial digital, IT services, collaboration and other areas, with a strong track record of delivering exceptional results. She joined Pfizer in 2002 after ten years in various technology services roles across the life sciences, government and entertainment industries.
Debra holds a degree in Computer Science and currently serves on various advisory boards, including the Board of Directors of NPower, whose mission is to launch digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities.