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Gary Bronson is the VP of IT Operations at FedEx located in Memphis, Tennessee. In this role he oversees all the support staff responsible for critical IT Operations including Database Administration, Systems Management (Mainframe, Linux/Unix & Wintel), Service Desk and NOC.
Gary has 26+ years of corporate IT experience working for various size companies, including Fortune 50. Gary began his IT career as an analyst and developer automating business processes and customer relationship management. Early success expedited his career into management where he became a Vice President and CIO of mid-sized companies.
Previous to coming to FedEx, he was the Group Vice President over Infrastructure and Field Services with Supervalu, a $40B retail/wholesale grocery chain that supports over 2500 retail stores and 2000+ independent stores (acquired Albertsons in 2006). Key accomplishments of the organization included data center consolidations, new enterprise network, a single enterprise IT service desk, virtualization, standardization on an IT tracking tool that included enterprise monitoring, incident management, problem management and change management.
The companies Gary worked for spans various industries including Retail/Wholesale, Telecommunications, Architecture, Engineering & Construction, Real Estate & Title Insurance: Washington Group International, SBC (Southwestern Bell Communications), Old Republic Title & Continental Lawyers Title.
He and his wife have seven children, four grown and three are still in school. He is an active participant in Boy Scouts where he serves as an assistant scoutmaster and merit badge counselor. His interests include reading, watching sports highlights and fly-fishing (plenty of stories about the big one that got away).