Professional Background: After nine years overseas, first in Europe and then Asia, Charles Gardiner returned to New York in October 2013. Besides serving as Chief Strategy and Technology officer for the Global Delivery Group, he has responsibility for the User Experience Design Group and Advanced and Distributed Development activities. Previously, he was Vice President for Distributed Development in Chennai, India. His mission in Chennai was to develop strategies and partnership models with Product Engineering Service providers in India and Asia and to ensure their effective operation. Gardiner joined Xerox in 1980 and has held several positions in engineering, development, and research in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. He holds six patents.
Education: Honors degree in Applied Physics from the University of Strathclyde; completed the Advanced Management Program at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and postgraduate studies in the Management of Technology at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Personal Passions: Technology, travel, media, and diving.