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Karl Lowe

Catholic Relief Services
Chief Information Officer
United States
Karl Lowe joined Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in 2016 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He provides leadership for CRS’ 160-person ICT organization. Karl is passionate about leveraging technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of CRS operations, donor engagement and administrative functions.

Prior to joining CRS, Karl worked for Eaton as VP IT – EMEA and Global Operations Excellence. Karl held several other leading roles within Eaton’s IT function throughout his 18-year career with the company. Prior to joining Eaton, Karl worked for EDS where he consulted in the manufacturing, consumer products, government and wholesale industries.

Karl graduated from Princeton University with a Chemistry degree and he received an MBA with Honors from the Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management. Karl serves on the CIO Executive Council, a body tasked with improving IT leadership around the world.