University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Jeffrey Steinhorn, BS Chief Information Officer, Marketing and Refining, Hess, Board Member Emeritus

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Jeff has over 20 years of experience in working with companies to help drive Business and Information Technology Strategy and Operations. He joined Hess in 2006 as the Marketing and Refining (M&R) CIO. In 2008 he was promoted to the position of Global Chief Information Officer for the corporation. In this role, he is responsible for leading the IS organization in enabling and shaping business needs and strategies across the Exploration and Production (E&P), M&R, and Corporate businesses units. He is a member of the M&R Leadership Team (MRLT), the E&P Leadership Team (EPLT), and he chairs the Information Services Leadership Team (ISLT).

Prior to joining Hess, Jeff spent five years as Senior VP and CIO of Linens 'N Things, a 500+ store home furnishings chain located throughout the US and Canada. While serving as CIO, Jeff also had responsibility for creating and running various other departments within the company, including Corporate Strategy, Planning and Business Analysis, Merchandise Analysis and the Business Value Group.

Before Linens 'N Things, Jeff was with Accenture for 16 years. There, he focused on helping retail and consumer products companies identify and implement successful change. His areas of consulting specialty included Strategy, Process and Technology.

While in the retail industry, Jeff was an active member of the CIO Council of the National Retail Federation (NRF). He also served on the Board of Advisors of a $1B software development company. Currently Jeff serves on the Board of Advisors of 2 university business schools.