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Robert Urwiler - Retired Chief Information Officer

Robert a retired Chief Information Officer with over 30 years of experience building high-functioning teams and driving technology innovation. He was most recently CIO of Vail Resorts, a publicly-traded mountain resort company operating 37 resorts across 15 states and 3 countries. Prior to Vail Resorts, Robert was CIO at Macromedia, a San Francisco software company acquired by Adobe. Prior to Macromedia, he was CIO at Peregrine Systems, a San Diego software company acquired by HP. Robert started his career as a software developer.


In 2016, Robert was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency in Jacksonville.