Jaap van Riel is Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Talbots. In this role Jaap leads all aspects of Information Technology and he is driving the Digital & Data Transformation, and Technology Innovation agenda at Talbots.
Prior to joining Talbots, Jaap was leading the global Business Transformation at Tiffany & Co, delivering Omni Channel Commerce solutions for Tiffany customers, as well as modernizing the global Tiffany technology landscape. Jaap held various other IT Leadership and Transformation roles at Avon and Wrigley. Jaap has extended international experience. He lived and worked in 6 different countries and led teams across 5 continents. Earlier in his career Jaap worked at Deloitte Consulting both in Europe and the United States.
Jaap holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, as well as a BSc in Chemical Engineering.