John Krull

John Krull is currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Seattle Public Schools. John came to the district in 2016 with Education, technology, and business experience across public, private, and non-profit sectors.

John began his career as a teacher and has over 10 years of classroom experience including a stint as adjunct professor of Education Technology. Afterwards, he moved to the then new public internet industry and on to Microsoft and then to Silicon Valley for a digital video startup.

After a decade in publicly-traded enterprises, John returned to Education with leadership roles in the Bay Area working as chief technology officer in the school districts in Oakland and Fremont as well as helping launch a San Francisco-based charter management organization.

John earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Education degree from the University of Washington. In addition, he holds numerous technical and leadership certifications. 

John and his family live in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle and he remains a proud Husky.