Kristie Grinnell - 2023 Award Winner
Kristie Grinnell

Kristie Grinnell is senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) for DXC Technology. She is responsible for leading business transformation including defining IT strategy for new digital capabilities, streamlining current operations, and improving overall efficiencies and performance of DXC’s IT environment — all with the goal of enabling DXC to provide excellence and innovation to its customers worldwide. 

Kristie previously served as global CIO and vice president for supply chain at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). There she led the transformation enterprise IT strategic plan and IT Shared Services center for customers, along with supply chain management. Prior to that, Kristie was director of planning and governance and director of client delivery enablement for Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), a predecessor of DXC. 

Kristie is a transformation executive with almost 25 years of experience driving change in public and privately held professional services companies. She has led four major IT transformations while overseeing changes to enterprise-wide technology, cyber and risk management, culture, skills, and behaviors. Before joining CSC, she served as CIO, chief of staff, and global IT strategy executive for PricewaterhouseCoopers. 

Kristie serves as chair of the Capital CIO Advisory Board and is a member of the STEMforHER Advisory Board. A strong supporter of academic STEM programs for young women, she is a recipient of the 2018 Women in Technology STEM Leadership award, Washington Business Journal’s 2020 Women Who Mean Business Award, a 2020 Capital CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award Winner, a 2021 National CIO of the Year® ORBIE® Award Winner and 2023 Social Impact Honoree by SustainableIT. She was most recently named Top 100 Women in Tech and Top 100 Leaders 2022 by Technology Magazine and 100 Executive Women in Tech to Watch by Women Tech Network in 2023.  

Kristie earned her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and holds an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management.