Keith Sturgill ASUG Chairperson

ASUG Chairperson

4:30 p.m. ET


Keith R. Sturgill is Vice President & CIO, Information Technology and Corporate Six Sigma for Eastman Chemical Company.


He is responsible for the strategy, use and delivery of information technology services to Eastman’s global businesses. He is also responsible for driving improvements and productivity across Eastman through the widespread use of Six Sigma methods and leadership. 


Keith is a native of Wise, Virginia.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Virginia Tech and is a graduate of the Tuck Executive program at Dartmouth College.   He has served in various roles in multiple IT associations including America’s SAP User Group.


Keith joined Eastman in 1986 as a systems analyst.  He has had various and growing responsibilities around implementation of enterprise wide technologies that have significantly impacted the strategies and bottom line of Eastman. In July 2007, he was promoted to VP and Chief Information Officer. 


Keith lives in Kingsport, Tennessee with his wife, Linda.