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Jeffrey D. Kok

Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer

Jeffrey D. Kok serves as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer for Mill Creek Residential. He is the chair of the Innovation Committee and a member of the Audit and Administrative Committee. In his role, Mr. Kok is responsible for overseeing Innovation, Building Technology, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) with the goal to transform how Mill Creek leverages technology as a competitive advantage and increase the value of Mill Creek’s communities.

Mr. Kok joined Mill Creek in December 2015 and has developed a robust team to digitally transform the organization while driving innovation, automation, investment value, net operating income, and operational efficiencies across development, acquisitions, construction, property management, asset management, and the national services functions.

Prior to joining Mill Creek, from 2005 to 2015, Mr. Kok worked for Celanese International Corporation {NYSE: CE}, a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a wide variety of products essential to everyday living. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. Mr. Kok held a variety of positions at Celanese and ascended quickly through the ranks. His most recent role at Celanese was Head of Information Security (CISO – Chief Information Security Officer) with overall responsibilities for SAP Security, the Security Operations Center, Security Architecture, and Process Control Networks. He led remediation efforts and developed the strategy for the company with regards to data classification, data protection, and monitoring.

Mr. Kok graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems.


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