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Raj Singh

Former EVP & CIO - FordDirect


As CIO at FordDirect, a joint venture between Ford Motor Company and Ford franchise dealers, Singh is in his 2nd year of overseeing an IT department of professionals and 50+ technology providers and vendors at FordDirect.  He is responsible for application development and management, product developments, technology compliance, infrastructure management, data security and technical innovation.  Singh leads an IT annual budget of more than $110M. Some of his key responsibilities and systems involve Digital Strategy, Lead Management, Inventory Management, Incentives, Online-Offline Integration, Dealer Digital Footprint Management, ERP Systems, Data Platform and Analytics. Prior to joining FordDirect, Singh was the Executive Director of IT at Consumers Energy, where he led a portfolio of more than 290+ applications and over 400+ global technology resources including vendor partner resources.  He led a team of over 175+ employees and over 200+ consultants.  Singh was also responsible for building a flexible, nimble delivery model, including business intelligence and IT transformation. Singh holds a Bachelor's degree in computer science and a Master in Business Administration from Michigan State University and a Master of Program Management from George Washington University. He is also Project Management Professional-certified (PMP), SAP COE-certified, and a Six Sigma Green Belt.