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Zach Hughes

Vice President, Information Technology

Zach Hughes is Vice President of Information Technology at CHS, a leading energy, grains and foods company and the largest farmer-owned cooperative in the United States.

In his role, Zach leads the Development, Operations, and Digital Customer Product teams. Zach is also an active personality on LinkedIn as a technology leadership blogger and podcaster.

Zach has 25 years of experience in enterprise technology in a variety of disciplines including DevOps, cloud computing, cyber security, and digital product leadership. He is passionate about leading innovative technical teams that create a competitive advantage for business.

Prior to CHS, Zach held various IT leadership positions at Wells Fargo and GMAC Financial Services.

Zach earned his MA in Organizational Leadership from Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn.