Shari has 20 years of professional experience, 16 of which with IBM spanning Engineering, Sales, Customer Fulfillment, Services and Hardware Procurement, Global Business Transformation, eCommerce and most recently Watson Supply Chain Offering Management. She is the Global Director for IBM Sterling Supply Chain Solutions, and has deep expertise in supply chain strategy and operations management, eCommerce/B2B trends and technology, and large-scale business transformation and innovation. She has extensive experience in the Retail, Utility, Industrial and Airline/Travel industries.
Shari is a proven business leader with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University and an MBA focused on International Management from Thunderbird.
With degrees and experience in both business and engineering, her passion is problem solving and process improvement, using data-driven decisions and continuous improvement methods. Her current focus is building out the IBM Supply Chain Cognitive, Blockchain and IoT strategy.