Melanie is SVP & CIO at Endeavor. She was previously Vice President, Enterprise Applications & Technology at WestRock, where she was responsible for global Enterprise applications with a focus on development, planning, delivery and management of applications and solutions to ensure continued alignment of business and technology strategies, and standardizing and strengthening the IT systems that support enterprise functions such as Finance and Human Resources and scaling software development and enterprise analytics.
With almost 20 years of leadership experience, Melanie has led complex IT and business transformation initiatives, global enterprise implementations and innovative strategic programs by leveraging a combination of consulting and industry expertise. Prior to Paper and Packaging, Melanie worked in Media and Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Utilities, and Telecommunications.
Melanie is a strong advocate for inclusion and diversity. She previously served as the Executive Sponsor for Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Women in Technology (WiT) enterprise business resource group. She also serves as a Board Member (Executive Committee and Fundraising chair) and Mentor for STEM Advantage, a program that helps women and under-served communities explore careers in STEM through scholarships, internships, and mentorship.