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Clay Johnson


Executive Vice President and Enterprise Chief Information Officer
Walmart Inc.
Clay Johnson is executive vice president and enterprise chief information officer for Walmart. Clay leads Walmart’s Global Business Services (GBS) which combines information technology and shared services into one organization responsible for driving the company’s digital transformation. Clay’s responsibilities include enterprise technology, cybersecurity and integrated solutions for finance, HR, contact centers and indirect procurement. His global team uses innovative technology to drive operational efficiencies, lower costs and accelerate the company’s growth.

Before joining Walmart, Clay was the chief information officer at General Electric Power, where he had end-to-end responsibility for information technology, cybersecurity and digital transformation. As a member of GE’s Information Management Council, he was an active participant in driving the direction of GE’s digital strategy. He was also the executive sponsor of GE’s Veterans Network.

Prior to GE, Clay held leadership roles at The Boeing Company, Dell and FedEx. Clay served five years in the United States Coast Guard and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science engineering and an MBA from the University of Texas.

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Speaking in:

Sunday Jan 13
10:45 - 11:30 AM
Hall E, Level 1
Hear from Walmart’s CIO, Clay Johnson and CTO, Jeremy King about how they’re working hand-in-hand to digitally transform Walmart from the inside out. From enhancing the customer experience and bridging digital and physical shopping to... Read more