Karenann Terrell is executive vice president and chief information officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart). She has responsibility for the company’s global technology systems, including stores and clubs, supply chain, merchandising and enterprise platforms.
Karenann joined Walmart in 2010 as executive vice president of information systems. Prior to that, Karenann was chief information officer of Baxter International, Inc. and chief information officer of the Chrysler Group and Mercedes-Benz North America. She was responsible for the company’s global information technology function supporting its businesses worldwide. Karenann began her career at General Motors where her responsibilities included brand development, manufacturing and engineering at Cadillac.
Karenann serves on the boards of directors for Yihaodian, a fast-growing eCommerce company in China, as well as Purdue University. She has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in the Automotive Business by Automotive News, as well as outstanding engineer at both of her alma maters, Kettering and Purdue University.
Karenann holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering.