The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., has brought in Chong P. Huan, 57, as chief information officer, directing all information technology (“IT”) initiatives for Inland and its member companies. In addition, Huan will serve as chief executive officer of Inland Computer Services, Inc., Inland’s in-house IT and computer services department.
“We are very excited that Chong will be bringing his decades of experience in the IT industry to Inland,” commented Tim Hutchison, chief operating officer of Inland. “Now more than ever, technology plays a key role in the success of any business, and he has a proven track record of excellence.”
Huan most recently served as chief technology officer and head of infrastructure for Cole Real Estate Investments, where he was responsible for aligning IT strategy with business development, as well as strategic planning and information management to enable capital raising, acquisitions and growing shareholder value. During his tenure there, he oversaw a shift to a cloud-based managed service model that improved efficiency and cost management. Under his leadership, the company was recognized in the 2013 Information Week 500 for business technology innovation.