Chief Information Officer

Paul Novak

Paul Novak is an experienced senior IT Executive with more than 25 years in IT management, IT strategy, and SAP/ERP implementations for Fortune 100 organizations. He is an expert in SAP and ERP with retail, manufacturing, government and chemical companies. When he enters a organization he creates high-performing teams, executes a detailed IT business plan while setting long term IT strategies to maximize profitable business goals. GUIDING PRINCIPLES: • You’re only as good as your team • Believe in yourself and take risks • Allow people to make mistakes and learn from them • Be accountable • Stay true to yourself • Always remember that everyone has development opportunities BENEFITS TO ORGANIZATION: • Take IT from cost center only to a strategic business solution, driving bottom line results. • Build high-performing teams that maximize engagement resulting in increased productivity. • Help organizations utilize IT as a strategic business platform. • Set long-term IT strategies that support and drive business goals. • Ensure success while minimizing risk and cost of global SAP management, strategy and implementations. • Maximize an organization’s effectiveness by utilizing the latest social media collaboration technologies. • Protect an organization through a comprehensive information security program and risk management process. You can reach me at Specialties: IT VP, Global IT Senior Executive, SAP Expert, ERP, IT Strategy, IT Management, IT Implementation, P&L Management & Budgeting, Cyber Security, IT COE Strategy, IT Organizational Strategy & Change, IT Offshore Management, BI Expertise, Social Media Collaboration, Enterprise Architecture, Intranet Management, IT Retail Security, Data Center Operations, IT HR Business Partner, IT Legal Partner, Information Security, Cybersecurity, Retail, Chemical, Manufacturing, Legal, Government.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Community Health Systems
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Company Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Location: Brentwood, Tennessee, United States



Previous Company:

  • Company Name:  Lipscomb University
  • Job Title:  College of Computing and Technology Advisory Board Member
  • Start Date