Chief Information & Technology Officer
Doug Kulka serves on the enterprise leadership team as the Chief Information & Technology Officer for Tyson Foods. He is responsible for leading technology operations, cyber, cloud infrastructure, enterprise platforms and plant automation. Doug oversees the use of technology to drive innovation and business growth at Tyson Foods. He has more than 25 years of global experience, driving innovative technology and business solutions at scale for Fortune 500 companies.
As a member of Tyson Foods’ enterprise leadership team, Doug reports to President and CEO, Donnie King.
Doug joined Tyson Foods in 2017 as vice president of enabling functions to drive innovation and technology adoption across Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Sales, and Sustainability. In this role, he led successful implementations of enterprise platforms, including Blacksmith/Forge, Enablon, SAP S/4, Sugar CRM, and Workday to enable digital business functions. In 2020 he was asked to build our ‘follow the sun’ shared services organization that today delivers the UX design, development, testing, and application support capabilities across the company.
Before joining Tyson Foods, Doug held senior leadership roles at Hewlett Packard (HP) leading global regulatory compliance. During his 10-year career with HP, Doug held multiple senior global leadership roles including a two-year expatriate assignment in Sao Paulo, Brazil as the leader for emerging countries and member of the Brazil leadership team. He has extensive experience in corporate carve-outs as demonstrated by successfully leading the design, testing, and cutover for the $8.8 billion sale of HP’s software business to Micro Focus International.
Doug holds a Bachelor of Science in finance with a strength in computer science from the University of Connecticut.