Chief Information Officer
Rick Parkinson joined Mitel in May 2005. As CIO he directs the strategy and use of technology for Mitel's internal and external business operations. Parkinson is responsible for improving Mitel's business scalability and productivity through strategic technology investments, as well as improving channel partner business success through the use of Mitel technology solutions.
Parkinson brings more than 25 years of IT experience to Mitel, serving in senior management and technology leadership roles. Before joining Mitel, he served as vice president at GlobalNetXchange, the world's largest retail focused application service provider (ASP), with responsibility for website operations supporting large auction and supply chain transactions. As vice president of technology operations at Cymerc Exchange, he led the development and operations of a business-to-business exchange. Parkinson also held senior management positions at Intuit and held a variety of management and technology positions at Lockheed-Martin and NCR.
Parkinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from California State University.