Lina A. Young is a Business and Information Technology leader with over 25 years of experience. Currently serves as Senior Vice President Peabody Business Services & Chief Information Officer for Peabody, a global fortune 500 Company, supporting 7200 employees in over 26 locations worldwide, with customers in nearly 30 countries on 6 continents. Lina leads the global business shared services organization for delivery of core business services as well as oversees all strategic and operational aspects of Information Technology worldwide.
Lina has over 20 years of technical and management experience in the Energy industry, serving in a variety of a management roles as a global IT and business leader. She served as Senior Vice President Marketing Commercial Services, Vice President Enterprise Resource Planning and as Vice President of Healthcare Management in Human Resources. Prior to joining Peabody, she was a member of technical staff with AT&T focusing on technology advancements in telecommunications.
Lina is active in the community and serves on number of Advisory Boards, Regional Board of NPower and served on the Board of Directors for the YWCA and Family Resource Center. She was recognized as the 2017 Gateway to Innovations’ Technology Leader of the Year by her peers, “25 Most Influential Business Women” and “25 Most Inclusive Leaders” by the St. Louis Business Journal. In addition, she was nationally recognized in STEMConnector among 100 Women Leaders in STEM.
Lina holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Tulane School of Engineering, Masters in Information Management and a Masters in Telecommunications from Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science.