Tech Effort Transforms A&P: CIO

Tech Effort Transforms A&P: CIO

“We needed to put a plan in place to address the obsolescence and to enable the infrastructure to grow. And that’s what we went about doing.” — Nirup Krishnamurthy, CIO, A&P

NEW YORK — Not long after Nirup Krishnamurthy joined A&P as chief information officer in September 2011, he got a distress call from the retailer’s human resources department.

The weekly two-minute video for store-level employees from Chief Executive Officer Sam Martin — a 5-megabyte file about the size of an iTunes song — did not make it through the chain’s network to its stores. Could he do something abo

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