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Lee Penning, CIO, Collabworks

Lee Penning

Lee joined the Collabworks leadership team in April 2011, overseeing CollabWorks Information Technology strategy, as well as having overall responsibility for the day to day IT operations and customer support for Collabworks.

Prior to joining CollabWorks, Lee held the position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Photon Dynamics, Inc., where he had responsibility for the corporate business systems and network infrastructure worldwide. Previously, as CIO of Spectrian, he led the organization toward a virtual company vision that allowed employees to perform their job functions from anywhere in the world.

Lee has also held senior level information technology positions at FCS/New Millennium Technologies, Inc. a Y2K software conversion services company and Nextron Communications, Inc., a web site creation and hosting company. Earlier in his career, Lee worked for Deere & Company holding several positions within its Information Technology organization at both unit and corporate levels.

Lee received an MBA from the University of Iowa and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Upper Iowa University.

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