Sharon Kaiser is the CIO at New England BioLabs, a leader in the production and commercialization of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research. She built her extensive knowledge of SAP, IT technology, and operations management in several industries including medical device, manufacturing, retail, financial and credit card services, and petroleum. In 2014, Kaiser was honored as a recipient of the 2014 CIO of the Year Award for Healthcare / Life Sciences by the Boston Business Journal. She also serves on the Board of SAP’s Americas User Group, a 100,000 member organization.
Kaiser is recognized as a successful leader for effectively managing international initiatives, simplifying complex operating environments with multi-faceted issues, leading business process improvements initiatives, incorporating effective change management practices, and managing enterprise development activities to affect bottom-line results.
Kaiser holds an MBA with an emphasis in finance from Oklahoma State University and a BSBA in information technology from the University of Arkansas. She is a frequent speaker on information technology and SAP. She is an avid hiker and spends many of her weekends in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. She is also a long term volunteer in her local community. Kaiser and her husband, Jerry, have three children and reside in Greenland, NH.