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Sherry Aaholm

Grad year: ’14 and ’16
Major: Business Administration and Master’s in Sustainable Management
Award Year: 2017

Sherry Aaholm

Sherry Aaholm is the vice president and chief information officer of Cummins Inc.— an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products. She oversees mission critical information system resources and leads the information technology (IT) transformation for the company. Aaholm brings extensive professional experience in technology, information security, and digital, combined with executive leadership achievements in both public and private business sectors. She is responsible for driving the company-wide digital transformation, which includes alignment with engineering and human resources to drive digital synergy across the company. Aaholm joined Cummins in 2013, after more than 15 years at FedEx Services, where she served as executive vice president of information technology — steering the IT transformation strategy for the global enterprise to include FedEx Services, FedEx Express, FedEx Freight and FedEx Ground. There she was responsible for the daily operations of the global infrastructure footprint, including all data centers worldwide, overall architecture strategy, governance and IT standards. She previously held roles at GeoLogistics, in Atlanta, Ga. and Schneider National/Schneider Logistics in Green Bay, Wis. Aaholm holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Management from the University of Wisconsin. She is also a graduate of the Finance for Executives and Strategic Business Leadership program at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Her work in developing leadership programs has been recognized by Computerworld, and she has spoken at Gartner and Computerworld events on the subject. Aaholm serves on the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Council of Logistics Management. She resides in Indianapolis with her family.

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