Barbara Huffman is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Scottech Pharmaceuticals. As CIO, Huffman is responsible for all technology initiatives within the corporation. As CTO, Barbara Huffman guides the overall technology direction for the company’s healthcare technology products, and provides support and guidance for application development processes companywide.
Prior to Scottech Pharmaceuticals, Barbara served as the CIO of EMPOS, a global manufacturing and technology company, where she managed the company’s information technology strategy and information security for its global operations, including hardware, software, and services, as well as its telecommunications and data center infrastructure. In her 7 years at EMPOS, Barbara held a variety of executive positions including vice president of Information Technology for Empos Industrial Automation and vice president of Information Technology for Empos Power Transmission. Previously, Barbara spent 4 years with Conde Electric, holding multiple information systems leadership roles, ultimately becoming CIO of supply chain for GE Aircraft Engines.
Barbara sits on the board of directors, a publicly traded $2.6B freight transportation and logistics company. Barbara is also a member of the CIO Strategy Exchange, a small and selective multi-sponsor program for chief information officers from the most forward-looking companies.
Barbara holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in computer science from Kent State University and a master’s degree in business management from Xavier University.