Kristie Grinnell to Serve as SVP and CIO at DXC Technology
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Kristie Grinnell to Serve as SVP and CIO at DXC Technology

By CIOReview | Monday, January 10, 2022

DXC's worldwide IT strategy and operations will be led by Kristie Grinnell, who will improve performance and efficiency while also maintaining the stability of the company's global IT infrastructure.

Fremont, CA: “We’re pleased to add someone with Kristie’s experience, skills, integrity and perspectives to our team,” states Chris Drumgoole, DXC’s executive vice president and chief operating officer. Kristie Grinnell has been elected as the senior vice president and chief information officer at DXC Technology, a Fortune 500 global technology services business. Grinnell, who formerly worked at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) as global CIO and vice president of supply chain, will report to Chris Drumgoole, DXC's executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). Drumgoole, who was appointed to COO in August, will be succeeded by her.

Grinnell will be responsible for integrating and streamlining systems, implementing new digital capabilities to improve performance and efficiency, and ensuring the stability of DXC's global IT infrastructure at DXC, all to enable the company to provide superior service and innovation to its customers around the world.

Grinnell managed the transformation corporate IT strategy plan and IT Shared Services center for clients, as well as supply chain management, as global CIO at GDIT. Prior to that, she worked for Computer Sciences Corporation, a forerunner of DXC Technology, as director of planning and governance and director of client delivery enablement.

Grinnell is a member of the STEMforHER Advisory Board and chairs the Capital CIO Advisory Board. She graduated from Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management with an MBA and the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree. She is a recipient of the 2018 Women in Technology STEM Leadership award, the Washington Business Journal's 2020 Women Who Mean Business Award, a 2020 Capital CIO of the Year ORBIE Award Winner, and a 2021 National CIO of the Year ORBIE Award Winner. She is a strong supporter of academic STEM programs for young women.