David Ulmer was appointed Tribune Media’s Chief Technology Officer in July 2016. He had been serving as the company’s interim-CTO since late June. He is responsible for the development and execution of the company’s strategy for information technology and for overseeing the management of its technology systems and infrastructure.
Prior to joining Tribune Media, Ulmer held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility for Sotheby’s, where he served as Chief Technology and Strategy Officer for more than a dozen years. While at Sotheby’s, Ulmer led the development of the company’s overall strategic planning process and chaired the Information Technology Steering Committee, responsible for Sotheby’s day-to-day operations and long-term strategic plan for IT.
Before joining Sotheby’s in 1997, Ulmer held a series of positions in information technology and systems management with Numetrix, Pillsbury/Haagen-Dazs, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Ulmer graduated from Southern Connecticut State College and holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut and a doctorate degree in computing from Pace University.