Cynthia Stoddard

CYNTHIA STODDARD is senior vice president and chief information officer with Adobe Systems Incorporated. In this role, she oversees Adobe’s global information technology team, and spearheads a global strategy for delivering services that form the mission-critical backbone for the company. Stoddard is an IT industry veteran, with more than twenty five years of business experience and IT expertise leading large global organizations in supply chain, retail, and technology development. Before joining Adobe in 2016, she was chief information officer and senior vice president at data storage and management company NetApp, and previously held a number of information technology and technical leadership positions at supply chain, retail, and technology companies including Safeway Inc. and APL Limited. Stoddard is a recipient of the CIO 100 Award in 2017 for Adobe IT’s innovative ways to deliver business value. Additionally, she is the recipient of Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, was named among the top Women of Influence in 2016 by Silicon Valley Business Journal, and was recognized as one ofHuffington Post’s Top 100 Most Social CIOs in 2015 and 2016. Stoddard earned a BS in accounting from Western New England University, from which she graduated cum laude, and an MBA from Marylhurst University. @stoddardca @adobe

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