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Mike McNamara


Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Target Corporation
Mike McNamara is executive vice president, chief information officer for Target and a member of its executive leadership team. He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the enterprise technology systems that elevate the shopping experience for Target’s guests and team members. Mike also leads Target’s technology roadmap and enterprise data analytics and business intelligence strategy.

Prior to joining Target in 2015, Mike spent more than 17 years at European-based retailer Tesco, most recently as the chief information officer.

Mike is a member of the board of directors for Minnesota Opera and Genesys Works Twin Cities, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experience and impactful relationships. Mike has a bachelor of engineering degree from University College Dublin.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 13
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Shyft Stage, Level 4
Two retail CIO leaders will explore the business case for IT insourcing. Determining whether IT projects should be insourced versus outsourced is a complex question predicated on factors ranging from talent to business need to competitive advantage... Read more