Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer
CIO Award Winner 2020
Shamim Mohammad is the Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Technology Officer at Richmond-based CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars. He leads CarMax’s technology organization and is responsible for the strategic use of technology throughout the company. He reports directly to CarMax’s CEO and is a key member of the senior executive team.
CarMax is a high-integrity customer experience company known for disrupting the automotive industry by providing customers the transparent and no-haggle experience they deserve. CarMax is disrupting the industry a second time: through technology-fueled experiences and by empowering customers to buy a car on their terms, whether that’s completely from home, in store, or a seamless combination of both.
Mr. Mohammad and his teams have been instrumental in CarMax’s digital transformation in all areas of the business, including bringing a true omni-channel experience to CarMax customers, developing world-class supply chain capabilities and leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence to power the business.
He is a thought leader and speaker on topics such as culture, innovation, agility, digital transformation and cyber security. Before joining CarMax, Shamim has served in various diverse, strategic leadership roles in startups and Fortune 500 companies across the retail, travel, hospitality, finance and technology industries. He serves on several nonprofit boards and is passionate about improving health and education access in the U.S. and around the world.