Position: Chief Information Officer, Walgreens
Alejandro Martinez is senior vice president and chief information officer of Walgreens, where he leads and helps transform large and complex global organizations into a digital enterprise.

Prior to joining Walgreens, Martinez served as the SVP and CIO at QuintilesIMS, a global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services in healthcare. Preceding those, he spent close to two decades in VP & CIO roles in various General Motors divisions in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In those roles, he drove innovation and digitalization across GM business units.

With over 20 years of experience as a Global Executive in both mature and emerging markets, digital transformation, customer-centric strategies, supply chain, and cloud native applications at scale, he has led several successful transformations.

Martinez has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Sciences from the Universidad La Salle. He has also earned several certifications, including one from MIT Sloan School of Management in e-business and an Advanced Management and Leadership Program completed through the University of Oxford.