As Vice President of IT and Global CIO for the ECS and AIS businesses, Brenda is responsible for managing and transforming the global information technology footprint, systems, services and capabilities. ECS and AIS combined have $11 billion in revenue, and are a strategic part of Arrow Electronics Inc., a $24 billion technology company based in Centennial Colorado. Brenda is responsible for defining and executing the data, digital and technology strategy. She leads a world-class team of technologist from around the world who design, develop and implement innovative solutions which support the complex business models. Current areas of focus are accelerated business solutioning through digital transformation, cloud marketplaces, and organizational innovation.
Brenda is a seasoned executive and though leader with 20+ years of technology management experience. Before joining Arrow, Brenda was the VP of IT and CIO of North America for Royal Philips of Amsterdam. There she successfully established strong cost controls, business process redesign, implemented a Global CRM solution, as well as aligning the IT organization with the business strategy. Prior to Philips, Brenda held various IT roles of increasing responsibility at other large, international companies including Raytheon and Cisco.