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Marie Smith

Former IT Director, Edwards Lifesciences and VP IT, Eaton Corp.

C – level executive with a passion for integrating information technology with business strategy to solve complex problems with creative solutions. Over 35 years of experience as an Information Technology executive with global leadership experience across multiple industries, which include consumer goods, medical device, pharmaceuticals and industrial manufacturing. She has been instrumental in delivering creative solutions resulting in world class commercial capabilities, operational excellence and global functional effectiveness across multiple industries. Recognized at both Avery Dennison and Kellogg Company with leadership excellence awards for results. As a corporate CIO, within global business units and international business units, she has delivered 20-25% productivity improvements through shared services at multiple companies, while significantly improving effectiveness of the IT function. She has led major transformation initiatives driven through an ability to build momentum, mentor and motivate staff to achieve peak performance.

She was the Director of IT Operations at Lifesciences Corporation in her last role and prior experiences include, Vice President IT at Eaton Corporation, IT leader at Avery Dennison, CIO at MOD-PAC, CIO at Bausch & Lomb, Senior Vice President, Information Services at Kellogg Company.


  • Captive and Shared Services Strategy
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • Enterprise Cloud
  • ERP Strategy & Implementation
  • Innovation
  • IT Governance
  • IT Operations and Management
  • Organization and Change Management
  • Service Management
  • Sourcing Strategy & Execution


  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and Consumer Goods


  • Edward Lifesciences
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Avery Dennison
  • MOD-PAC Corp
  • Bausch + Lomb
  • Kellogg Company