Joseph C. Spagnoletti appointed 2012 Executive-in-Residence

Joe SpagnolettiJoseph C. Spagnoletti, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Campbell Soup Company has been appointed “Executive-in-Residence” at the Fox School’s Institute for Business and Information Technology for the 2012 year.  Mr. Spagnoletti was selected for his dedication to students and higher education. As part of the appointment, Mr. Spagnoletti will be spending several days through the year interacting with Fox School students.

As part of his induction ceremony on September 26, 2012, he spent a full day at the school mentoring students and providing input on strategy to the Temple AIS student organization. He is also continuing to contribute significantly to the new BBA in MIS curriculum, which is partly modeled after Campbell Soup’s IT services group. The curriculum emphasizes business process, innovation, and partnerships.


Joseph Spagnoletti was appointed Campbell’s Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer in August 2008. He leads the company’s global information technology function, providing IT strategy to help Campbell meet its business goals.

Since he joined Campbell in 1997 as Director-IT, Food Service, Joe has held several positions of increasing responsibility in global sales and marketing, supply chain, and research and development. Most recently, he was Vice President-IT for Campbell North America, where he successfully led several key projects, including the implementation of a trade management system and oversight of North American SAP implementations.

Previously, Joe spent seven years as an Information Technology Director with medical technology company Becton Dickinson, responsible for the medical device and acute care businesses. He began his career developing and implementing financial systems for a New York City software development firm.

Joe earned his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Albright College in Reading, Pa. He serves on the Campbell Soup Foundation, the Cooper Health System’s Audit/Ethics Committee, Global Management Board of GS1, the Temple University Fox School of Business Advisory Board and the Board of Governors of the Academy of Food Marketing at St. Joseph’s University. In 2004, he was recognized with Campbell’s Influence with Honor leadership award.

Joe’s interests include vintage automobiles, motorcycles, snowboarding and surfing.

Other recent achievements:

  • 2010 & 2012 Computerworld Top 100 Places to Work in IT
  • 2010 SAP Education Best Practices Award
  • 2011 Temple Fox School of Business IT Leader of the Year Award
  • 2012 Top 50 Distinguished CIOs