Shamim is the SVP and CIO of CarMax, Inc. (KMX). CarMax is nation’s largest used car retailer, a FORTUNE 500 company, and has been named one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years. At CarMax, Shamim is responsible for the strategic use of technology throughout the company. As a member of the Senior Executive team, Shamim is leading business transformations enabled by technology for CarMax.
Prior to joining CarMax in 2012, Shamim was the Vice President of IT for BJ’s Wholesale Club. At BJ’s, Shamim was responsible for several business systems including e-Commerce, Supply Chain & Distribution, Business Intelligence and Marketing. Shamim was instrumental in the business process and technology transformation at BJ’s.
Shamim has over 20 years of leadership experience in helping organizations drive competitive advantage through technology. He is recognized for his expertise in innovation, building high performance teams, and delivering business results. Before BJ’s, Shamim held senior IT leadership positions for Blockbuster, TravelCLICK and Wyndham Hotels. Shamim joined TravelCLICK as the first IT professional, and built the IT organization from ground up. As the head of IT, he played a pivotal role in driving the company’s strategy during its early years.
Shamim holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science with concentration in Accounting from Angelo State University. He has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Shamim is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He is currently serving on the boards of the Greater Richmond YMCA, Virginia Commonwealth University IS Advisory Committee, Richmond Technology Council, and CodeRVA. He also held various board positions for National Kidney Foundation and Society for Information Management.