Marc Kermisch is Chief Information Officer and Vice President, The Garage, for the Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. As CIO, Marc is responsible for all aspects of technology from the retail experience through to manufacturing. The Garage is Red Wing Shoe’s Innovation Center, focused on developing products, manufacturing capabilities, consumer experiences and business models of the future. Marc views his role as an enabler, ensuring that Red Wing Shoes is able to maximize its market position and scale to meet customer demands. He works hard to bring together all aspects of the organization from marketing, manufacturing, finance, product design and retail operations to develop the solutions and innovations our company requires. Prior to joining Red Wing Shoe Company in 2014, Marc has built his experience over 20 years building technology products and services across Retail, Public Utilities, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Professional Services, and High-tech Startups. He has held roles from Support and IT Operations to Application Development and Program Management..