Women in Tech |

Joey Miller, Vice-President of Information Technology of Magna International

October 16, 2009

Among other topics, Joey discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy

  • How a large corporation manages its structure when it is diverse both geographically and in its products and services
  • The need for multi-tiered governance in a multinational corporation that not only allows for flexibility to meet unique needs, but also provides the platform to leverage an extensive network of knowledge
  • The importance of synchronizing high level functions to ensure optimization of resources and to ignite improved performance
  • How a multinational corporation can remain connected and on the same page through the use of technology
  • How a fee-for-service IT billing system encourages the marriage of IT and business executives in planning and cost reductions


Joey Miller’s Biography

Joey is Vice-President of Information Technology for Magna International. She has global responsibility for Magna IT and is also chair of the Magna IT Council, which is the governance board for all IT activity within Magna International. Prior to her current position, Joey was Director of IT for Magna Donnelly. She also served as Manager of Global Infrastructure and Manager of Global Support for Donnelly Corporation. Her area of expertise focused on building effective virtual teams to support the global enterprise. Joey has also served as Project Manager and Divisional Manager at Clark Equipment, where she designed and implemented systems for Clark’s international manufacturing facilities and dealer network. Joey’s other experiences include technology and business consultant to Western Michigan University and independent consulting for Fortune 500 corporations and a number of other organizations.

Joey has a B.A. degree in Anthropology from Albion College and a M.A. degree in Sociology Anthropology from Oberlin College.


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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