International Advisory Board
Our International Advisory Board is comprised of technology leaders who have global oversight of technology and business strategy at Fortune 2000 organizations. HMG Strategy Executive Leadership Summits have become the most highly regarded thought leadership events for C-level executives and technology executives.
Held in more than 30 locations annually, the content for each unique summit is created through the combined efforts with our regional Advisory Boards. Advisory Board members are invited and encouraged to participate on boards beyond their local region and become a member of our International Advisory Board of global executive leaders.
Head of IT Delivery and The Delta Tech Hub
Delta Air Lines
AJ Rodrigues is General Manager of IT Transformation at Delta Air Lines. He leads a global organization that supports IT strategy development and oversees strategic partnerships, vendor management and Delta’s Global Capability / Captive center in India. His team has successfully generated innovative solutions that leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and other emerging technologies that position Delta at the forefront of innovation. AJ was recruited to Delta in 2016 to lead enterprise sourcing for technology and contingent labor. Prior to Delta, AJ spent 10 years at Emerson Electric Co., a global industrial conglomerate with operations in over 50 countries and approximately 80,000 employees. At Emerson, AJ held a number of roles in strategic planning and technology including vendor management, information security and leading the IT operations for an Internet of Things (IoT) business that delivered Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, electronics and services to over 16,000 retail stores.
AJ is passionate about leveraging technology to drive competitive advantage, building global teams and promoting women and minority representation in the IT industry. AJ has a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer Engineering from Christian Brothers University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame.