Kris Krawiec, a distinguished enterprise software architect, joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2016. He oversees website and software development and plays a key role in shaping RWJF’s overall software architecture and technology strategy. He describes his role as one that “focuses on the building and integrating innovative software and technology solutions to help the Foundation in its mission of building a Culture of Health.”
For many years Kris was an RWJF consultant and the primary software architect and technical leader for the Foundation’s custom developed enterprise systems in the areas of grants/programs management, grant application and review, and digital assets management.
Previously, Kris was a principal software architect for Bluestone Consulting. In this role he architected and managed development of Web-based software solutions for a host of clients. He also taught professional courses in object-oriented programming with C++ and in Java programming language. Earlier he was a senior software engineer for a software start up (Bluestone), where he was part of a team developing industry’s first enterprise-level application server product. He began his career as a software engineer for Canadian Aviation Electronics (now CAE), where he designed and implemented mission critical, real-time software for commercial energy control and management systems.
Born and raised in Poland, Kris left after completing three years of a five-year electrical engineering MEng program at AGH University of Science and Technology. He settled in Montreal, Canada, where he earned a BCompSc degree from Concordia University. He now resides with his wife and two children in Lumberton, N.J.
Kris is a huge soccer fan. He is a “founding member” of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union and a member of its supporters group: The Sons of Ben. He also actively supports the U.S. National Soccer Teams through the American Outlaws supporters group.