Kevin Johnson is the VP of Information Technology for HoMedics Inc., a global distributor of personal wellness products. Johnson leads the global IT function for HoMedics where he focuses on building a more efficient and effective IT organization, streamlining processes, reducing costs and ultimately, providing information that enables HoMedics Group Companies to grow and expand the business. Johnson joined HoMedics in 1999 as a Senior IT Manager charged with laying out the architecture and infrastructure required to migrate the company from its home grown legacy systems to world class “Best of Breed” ERP systems. In the past ten years with HoMedics, Johnson led numerous ERP implementations, data warehousing initiatives, e‐ commerce rollouts and many other successful projects. Prior to joining HoMedics Johnson spent time worked as a principal consultant with PriceWaterHouseCoopers where he provided management level consulting services to a variety of customers. He also spent time working in private industry as a development analyst, team leader for First Security Savings Bank. Johnson started his career as a programmer / analyst consultant, accepting a job with Complete Business Solutions (CBSI) after college. In addition to his professional experience, Johnson also worked as an adjunct professor at Macomb Community College where he organized, designed and taught the Advanced Visual Basic programming course for several years. Johnson is a graduate of Wayne State University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration, with Beta Gamma Sigma honors, concentrating in Finance and Entrepreneurial Studies. He has been happily married for 19 years and he has three children.