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An accomplished executive leader and strategic thinker with more than 30 years of diverse technology experience, Kanon Cozad is Pomerol Partners’s Director of CIO Advisory Services. Prior to joining Pomerol, Kanon spent several decades in various technical and senior management roles in a number of industries and locations. Previous roles include serving as Chief Information Officer for TranSystems Corporation and SVP of Technology Architecture for UMB Financial Corporation.
Kanon has extensive experience in software development, business intelligence, project management, information and enterprise architecture, and organizational change management. He has worked in industries as diverse as healthcare, hospitality, financial services, AEC, and consulting. Kanon is a regular speaker at conferences on various industry and technology topics.
Kanon is also active in numerous civic organizations focused primarily on the arts community and serves on multiple non-profit Boards (including serving as Board Chair for ArtsKC, Kansas City’s metropolitan arts commission). Kanon holds BA degrees in English Literature and Philosophy from William Jewell College and studied Philosophy at the graduate level at The University of Kansas.
When not wrangling technology or rooting for the KU Jayhawks and Kansas City Royals or Chiefs, he can be found blogging about cars (KanonOnCars.com), zooming around the countryside on one of his Italian motorcycles, or wrangling his beloved Doberman Pinscher, Stella. He and his wife, Rachael, live in Kansas City, MO.