Rex Carter is a veteran information technology executive with experience in supply chain, strategic planning, lean enterprise and customer service. He joined Hitachi Data Systems in September 2006.
Before coming to Hitachi Data Systems, Carter served as senior vice president, Operations and Systems at Tennant Company, a global sales and manufacturing company. His duties at Tennant included information technology, supply chain, quality, customer service and China sales and operations. Prior to Tennant, Carter was senior vice president, Systems and Development at HomeGrocer.com/Webvan. He also served as senior vice president and CIO at Carlson Companies, the global travel, hospitality and marketing services company. Before that, Carter worked for EDS and was an information technology executive with Continental Airlines Holdings. He began his professional career as a management consultant with Booz, Allen and Hamilton.
Carter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Purdue University and did post-graduate work at Xavier University in Ohio.