With more than 25 years of technology industry experience, Sheri Rhodes is Chief Technology Officer of Western Union, one of the largest digital money transfer and payments companies in the world.
As CTO, Rhodes defines and leads Western Union’s technology vision and digital transformation, directing strategy and technology investments in the company’s global money movement and payments platform. In this role, she oversees Western Union’s engineering resources, fintech agenda, technology infrastructure and operations across the firm’s major innovation centers in Denver, San Francisco, Montvale, New Jersey and Pune, India.
Prior to joining Western Union, Rhodes served as Chief Information Officer at EFI, a global provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog-to-digital imaging and printing.
Earlier in her career, she spent six years at Symantec, leading global applications, driving strategy and the execution of more than 200 software applications and platforms responsible for powering Symantec’s business, including Salesforce.com, Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning and Workday. Rhodes also played a pivotal role in strategically dividing IT operations when Symantec divested Veritas. Under her leadership, Symantec IT was recognized by the International Data Group with the 2015 Digital Edge 25 award, which honors organizations that have leveraged digital technologies to transform their business.
Prior to joining Symantec, Sheri held leadership positions at Visa, Washington Mutual, KPMG, and Wells Fargo, where she directed and structured operations and technical organizations including engineering, applications and infrastructure.
Rhodes holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a Master of Business Administration from San Diego State University.