Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Land O’Lakes, Inc.
CIO Award Finalist 2018
Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2018)
Mike Macrie joined Land O’Lakes, Inc. in 2010 and became senior VP and CIO in 2013. He has led extensive efforts to embrace big data, mobile, and cloud computing across the enterprise and invest in developing market-leading solutions in the areas of precision agriculture, ag technology, and industry leading analytics.
Mr. Macrie has deep relationships across several companies in the technology industry and participates in customer advisory boards with Microsoft, Oracle, Verizon, and Salesforce. He also is an advisor in various capacities to Andreesen Horowitz, Blumberg Capital, Landmark Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, SVG Partners, Artiman Ventures, and accelerators such as Thrive. Mr. Macrie speaks frequently on how to operate IT as a business and how digital is changing the role of the CIOs within enterprises. He is also a leading influence in the emerging AgTech industry.
Before joining Land O’Lakes, Mr. Macrie held a breadth of roles at Ingersoll Rand and AlliedSignal, and was involved in several start-ups including G5 Technologies and Multi-Media Solutions. He earned his MBA from Duke University and a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
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