Debra King is the leader of Information Technology for Corteva Agriscience™, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. In this role, she is leading efforts to enable the spin of Corteva from DowDuPont in June 2019. She also has the exciting opportunity to create a technology strategy that includes Corteva’s enterprise digitization program, while helping develop the organization to support Corteva’s purpose - to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come.
Debra joined Corteva in 2017 from Pfizer, where she led IT in varying roles partnered across the business, from R&D through Commercial, delivering several business transformation programs and running global services and operations. She joined Pfizer in 2002, after various technology consulting engagements across Finance, Entertainment and Life Sciences sectors.
Debra is known for her passionate customer focus, relentless drive for innovation and clear commitment to excellence. She has a strong track record of building and leading high performing teams, driving business transformations with IT strategy, and managing global, complex operations at scale. Digital, analytics, enterprise platforms, collaboration and global services, among others, are a few specialty areas where she has translated technology innovations into business value drivers across the enterprise.
Throughout her career, Debra has prioritized diversity awareness and action. She has led numerous internal corporate programs and community efforts to increase and maintain diversity in the workplace.
Debra earned her Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Stern College in New York.