Among other topics, Melanie discussed the following issues with Metis Strategy:
Melanie is the CIO of Dow, the world’s largest chemical company with revenue exceeding $48 billion. As CIO, Melanie has developed and implemented a strategy for IT, business process solutions and analytics, and spearheaded the company’s digital transformation efforts. She also has global responsibility for Cyber Security and Risk Management, Reporting & Advanced Analytics, Facilities Management, and the Dow Services Business.
Melanie joined Dow in January 1987 in Research Information Systems in Midland, Michigan. In 1990 she moved to the corporate Information Systems group where she held progressive leadership roles across many areas of IT. In 1996, she relocated to open the Southfield, Michigan office, launching the strategic IT partnership between Dow and Accenture. She returned to Midland in 2004.
Melanie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Central Michigan University and completed the Executive Education Program at Babson College and the Thunderbird International Leadership Program in Phoenix, Arizona.