Group Vice President
Chief Information Officer
As CIO, Jay Kerley leads the Enterprise Enablement Group for Applied Materials. This group aligns Information Technology, Indirect Procurement and Contingent Workforce service delivery globally. Combining capabilities in new ways to accelerate value is a key strategy for the team. Mr. Kerley is responsible for providing a long-term vision that enables the company’s strategies and operating requirements in the areas of information technology, business process optimization and intelligent controls. His team enables worldwide business solutions and infrastructure that support the company’s market needs.
Mr. Kerley has more than 25 years of industry experience across business verticals including pharmaceutical R&D, global logistics and high-tech, leading IT transformation and globalization. Under his leadership, he and his teams have been recognized for IT excellence by various organizations, including The National Diversity Council’s 2016 list of “Distinguished Chief Information Officers,” Computerworld’s “100 Best Places to Work in IT” (twelve years running) and “Premier 100 IT Leaders,” the “InformationWeek 500” and CIO’s “100 Business Technology Leaders.”