Come join us for Executive Insights with TAG Board Member John Trainor! John will be discussing career development and building your personal brand. You will get a chance to interact with great tech companies and people in the area and engage with industry leaders. Don’t miss it!
About John Trainor
John Trainor is the former CIO and SVP of Digital Product at Aaron’s, Inc. Since 1999, he has helped lead technology and innovation efforts at the Atlanta-based specialty retailer. He has an Electrical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech and worked at The Southern Company and the United States Senate before Aaron’s.
John leads a team that is creating the future for Aaron’s by connecting our products and services with the modern, digitally-focused consumer. He has one of the most engaged teams in the enterprise. This team is injecting digital innovation practices into the way we all work to help accelerate our transformation.
John is active in the Atlanta technology community and spends time volunteering with the Technology Association of Georgia, ATP, and GeorgiaCIOs. He is the Chairman of the CIO Advisory Board for GeorgiaCIO’s and past Chairman of the Board for the Technology Association of Georgia. In 2014, he was recognized as the Georgia CIO of Year Award in the Global category.
He believes strongly in closing the digital opportunity divide, so he actively supports organizations with that mission including PowerMyLearning, Year Up, Women Who Code, and TechBridge.
John and his wife, Heather, live in Roswell, GA and have 3 grown sons. He likes to run, cycle, and swim long distances with family and friends.