Scott Hicar, CIO, VP-Business Process, Benchmark Electronics on the current challenges he faces | Straight Talk

Scott Hicar, CIO, VP-Business Process, Benchmark Electronics on the current challenges he faces

Scott Hicar
CIO, VP-Business Process
Benchmark Electronics

Scott Hicar is Vice President of Business Process and CIO for Benchmark Electronics. In this role, he has global responsibility for ensuring consistent processes, systems, and infrastructure that efficiently support the business and customers globally. Scott has more than 25 years of technology leadership experience in transformational roles. Prior to Benchmark, Scott was CIO for TwentyEighty, a corporate training company focused on sales enablement, leadership, program execution, and credit performance. He received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in business administration from Ohio University.

In this video he talks about:

  • His career journey
  • The times in his career that had parallels to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Changes in the field of electronic manufacturing services
  • Current professional challenges he faces
  • Leadership lessons he has learned that could benefit aspiring IT leaders

About Benchmark Electronics:

Benchmark and its family of brands, including Secure Technology, Lark RF Technology and Precision Technologies, is a worldwide provider of innovative product design, engineering services, technology solutions and advanced manufacturing services. From initial product concept to volume production, including direct order fulfillment and aftermarket services, Benchmark has been providing integrated services and solutions to original equipment manufacturers since 1979. Today, Benchmark serves the following industries: aerospace, defense, medical technologies, complex industrials, test and instrumentation, next-generation telecommunications, and high-end computing.