John J. Higginson

CTO at Chief

John J. Higginson is the current CTO at Chief. John was previously employed at Infiniscape, cohesion, and Havoc Shield. From January 2021 to July 2022, they served as an advisor at Havoc Shield, teaching three different courses in the MBA program. In 2014, they taught a class on entrepreneurship allowing MBA students to pitch and develop their business ideas. John also taught "Legal and Ethical Foundations in Business," a mix of corporate social responsibility and business law. Prior to that, they served as a board member at Bottom Line.

John J. Higginson has a Master of Science in IT and Privacy Law from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, a Bachelor of Arts from Northern Illinois University, and has taken courses in negotiation and team dynamics at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.

John J. Higginson reports to Carolyn Childers, Co-Founder & CEO. John J. Higginson works with Bridget Winston - Chief Revenue Officer, Kendra Mitchell - Chief People Officer, and Coralie Witter - CFO. and Karen Nowicki - VP, Engineering reports to John J. Higginson.


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