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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, where he most recently served as the chief information officer. During his tenure, Mike steered the strategic direction and management of Tesco’s technology; led the multi-country rollout of Tesco.com; and was instrumental to the development and implementation of the company’s operating model in Europe and Asia.
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. He has a bachelor of engineering degree from University College Dublin.