Driven Brands Inc., has named Glenn Gonzalez as its new vice president, chief information and technology officer. In his new role, Gonzalez is responsible for leading the company’s information technology strategy and supporting ongoing business expansion across all the Driven Brands family of automotive companies. He will focus on integrating key IT platforms and processes, to move Driven Brands ahead as a full IT shared services organization. He will report to Driven Brands’ Chief Financial Officer Brian Nicholson.
Gonzalez is a 20-year IT veteran, starting his service in the United States Marine Corps and continuing through leadership roles at Spirit Airlines, Carnival Corp. and EMC. His leadership traits and deep experience in high growth and public market companies will be invaluable to Driven Brands, the company adds.
Some strategic skills that Gonzalez brings to Driven Brands include mergers and acquisitions, start-up operations, technology transformation, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, vendor management, enterprise infrastructure and more. In addition, he has been an invited guest speaker at information technology conferences.