Debbie is a global digital and business change leader with 30 years experience working in the area of information technology and business transformation. Her specific area of focus is working with global organizations to help them develop digital strategies and programs leveraging 4th industrial revolution technologies and human-centered design techniques that bring business value and transform how people work.
Most recently, Debbie was the Head of End User Experience for Rio Tinto where she was responsible for digital strategy, digital workplace services, and end user adoption and performance. She led a team of approximately 120 people located across Rio Tinto regional office hubs in five continents. Debbie was with Rio Tinto for 6 years and previously served in the role of Vice President Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Governance.
Prior to joining Rio Tinto, Debbie was the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Tyco Security Solutions (ADT) with 5 years of service in this role, and a total of 15 years in several key management roles for various Tyco entities.
Debbie is passionate about inclusion and diversity in the workplace and is active with organizations that help to raise the statistics of women in Information technology.
Debbie received her business technology degree from the University College of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia, Canada.