Karen Renner is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for CommScope. Karen is responsible for developing and delivering an IT and digital transformation strategy that embeds digital thinking and delivery across the organization. She is responsible for developing the culture, capacity and capability of the organization to tassure digital thinking and delivery becomes fully entrenched in CommScope. She leads the CommScope IT team in developing strategies to increase the company’s overall productivity and is responsible for the IT solutions that support the company’s growth, including initiatives to ensure security protocols, software integration, and product time-to-market
Karen joined CommScope through the April 2019 acquisition of ARRIS. Prior to joining ARRIS , Renner held CIO positions at aerospace-defense supplier Thales, aluminum producer Novelis and over 20 years at General Electric, where she led IT for the company’s security and digital energy businesses. Active in her profession, Ms Renner has served for over five years on the Board of Lenbrook and is engaged in nonprofits to create lasting, positive change that makes a difference in lives and communities. Karen earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University and a MBA from Georgia State University.