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Amy Doherty, CIO of AARP

February 15, 2016

Among other topics, Amy discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Her role as Chief Information Office of the AARP, and how he transitioned from the interim CIO role
  • Continuity during the transition of CIOs
  • Leadership and her approach to culture within IT
  • Communication within and outside of IT and the value inherent from improved communications
  • Innovation and how it is encouraged within IT
  • Security and how risk is managed across the enterprise
  • Women in IT and how she has helped improve opportunities for rising women in technology
  • Eye on the Trends: Cohesive user experiences, wearable technology, and autonomous vehicles

Amy Doherty’s Biography

Amy Doherty is the Chief Information Officer of AARP, Inc. a membership organization for people age 50 and over that operates as a non-profit advocate for its members and is one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the United States. Amy started with AARP in 2011, originally as Vice President of Customer Service & Solution Delivery, before rising to interim CIO and eventually gaining the position on a permanent basis.

Prior to AARP, Amy held multiple technology roles at Freddie Mac, C&F Bank, American Financial Realty Trust, and GMAC, among others.

Amy received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental and Nuclear Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, and her MBA from Penn State University.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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