Jamie Engstrom

CIO of Caterpillar Financial Services

Jamie Engstrom joined Caterpillar in 1999, holding a variety of positions with the company focusing on information technology. She has held international leadership roles and previously served as the IT director within Caterpillar Inc. for strategy, deployment, and support of the compute and network infrastructure that serves all Caterpillar’s lines of business, as well as connecting Caterpillar to suppliers and dealers worldwide. Jamie has an extensive background in IT, including global leadership accountabilities in large-scale ERP transformations, global data center management, worldwide network, servers and storage, database management, help desk operations and desktop management. Before her leadership opportunities, she held positions in applications development, project management, 6 Sigma, and Global Purchasing.

Jamie earned a bachelor’s degree in Management and Business Information Systems from Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL, and an MBA from Bradley University, Peoria, IL.  She has also participated in a Women’s Executive Development Program at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and Duke University.  In 2016, Jamie was awarded the Peoria 40 Leaders under Forty award.  In 2018, Jamie was named as a Ones to Watch award honoree by the CIO Executive Council – judged by a panel of veteran CIOs and the CIO Executive Council members.

Jamie most recently served on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals in central Illinois and the Illinois Cancer Care Advisory Board and volunteers for Junior Achievement.

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