episode 642

Lowe’s CIO Seemantini Godbole on Pioneering Spatial Commerce at the Company

Seemantini Godbole is the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Lowe’s, the Fortune 50 home improvement retailer with roughly 2,200 stores globally and 300,000 employees. In her role, she oversees a wide range of functions including Innovation, Product, Engineering, Data, Technology Operations and Security. She has been in her role since November of 2018, and prior to joining Lowe’s has served as the Senior Vice President of Technology and Digitial for Target. March 03, 2022

642: In this interview, Seemantini discusses how she is driving innovation at the company and using technology to be a differentiator among competing retailers. Seemantini describes her expansive purview overseeing various functions at the company and how those functions ultimately fit together. She also explains the evolution of data products at Lowe’s, pre-pandemic efforts to foster resilience, as well the idea of “spatial commerce” and the innovations that come along with it to meet changing customer needs.

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This episode is sponsored by Cisco.

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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