Speed, agility, and talent management are the critical success factors in today’s world. As a leader, your most important role is to identify and remove barriers that slow decision making, stand in the way of change, or stop your teams from delivering business value."

Miriam McLemore

AWS Global Enterprise Strategist and former CIO of the Coca-Cola Company

In business and technology leadership positions throughout her 25-year career with The Coca-Cola Company, and now at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Miriam has consistently driven high impact global enterprise technology strategy, digital transformation, and data analytics to understand and engage the consumer, provide competitive advantage, and improve internal system efficiencies. In diverse roles at Coca-Cola, she led top-tier strategy and development teams across 30 major global markets; identified and built mutually productive technology partnerships with external companies including Adobe, AWS, Facebook, Google, Box and VCs; delivered platforms from incubator and VC backed startups to large global business solutions; and led portfolio reviews, M&A due diligence/integration, and significant investment decisions. As an AWS Enterprise Strategist and Evangelist, her mission is to make the case to senior leadership teams, board members, and regulators that transitioning to the cloud, and specifically AWS, is a sound, secure, fiduciary-based strategy to positively transform their business with high shareholder ROI.