Paul Johnson serves as Vice President and CIO for Plantronics. Johnson is responsible for global IT at Plantronics supporting annual revenues of approximately $850M and a worldwide presence that includes offices in more than 30 countries. He leads an IT team that is passionate about collaboration across all levels of the organization.
Johnson joined Plantronics as a member of the Marketing team in 2001 to lead the company’s emerging online marketing strategy and corporate website development initiatives. After successfully leading the build-out of new technology platforms and capabilities across all digital marketing channels, Johnson returned to a role in IT. His years as Senior Director of Enterprise Business Applications and Project Management Office (PMO) afforded him with opportunities to expand his business knowledge, build IT leadership expertise, and develop strong abilities to collaborate effectively at all levels of the organization. Through his successful delivery across this diverse set of IT and business process initiatives, he has built a reputation as a leader with keen business acumen.
Previously, Johnson has held key positions in Management Consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Lutris Technologies, Inc., as well as serving as a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps (Lesotho, Africa).
Johnson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Information Systems from California State University, Chico.