Tableau Appoints Gerri Martin-Flickinger, Starbucks CTO, to Board of Directors
Gerri Martin-Flickinger, EVP and CTO of Starbucks, Will be Responsible for Leading an Innovative Team of Technologists at Tableau Software
Tableau Software announced the appointment of Gerri Martin-Flickinger to its Board of Directors. Martin-Flickinger is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Starbucks. She is responsible for leading an innovative team of technologists, focused on delivering technology that enables Starbucks to connect with customers around the globe.
“We’re delighted to welcome Gerri to Tableau and as an advocate for our mission to help people see and understand data. Gerri continues to transform the Starbucks Technology organization while enabling industry-leading innovations. Her deep experience with enterprise technology requirements will be a great asset for Tableau as we continue to help more people and organizations around the word harness the power of their data,” said Adam Selipsky, President and CEO at Tableau.
Said Martin-Flickinger, “Tableau’s innovations have changed how people work with data at scale. I am excited to join the Tableau Board of Directors and share my technology experience and commitment to operational excellence and innovation. Making smart decisions supported by data is critical to all organizations, so I am looking forward to supporting Tableau’s mission of helping people see and understand their data.”
Prior to Starbucks, Martin-Flickinger served as Chief Information Officer at Adobe, where she played a key role in Adobe’s transformation to a cloud-based and subscription-led business. Before Adobe, she was CIO at VeriSign, Network Associates, Inc., and McAfee Associates, Inc. She holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Washington State University and has been a member of the Wall Street Journal CIO Network and the Sierra Ventures CIO Advisory Board.
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