Christine A. Leahy br Chair President and CEO br CDW

Christine A. Leahy, Chair & CEO, CDW

CDW makes technology work, so people can do great things.  Founded in 1984, CDW is a leading global technology solutions and services provider.  We help businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and healthcare customers to use technology to innovate, optimize, and achieve their missions.

A 20-year veteran of CDW, Christine A. Leahy serves as chair, president and CEO.  Prior to joining CDW in 2002, Chris was a partner in the law firm, Sidley Austin.  Chris is a graduate of Brown University and Boston College School of Law.

Chris’s sense of heartfelt responsibility and belief in a few cornerstone values – hunger, humility and honesty – were cultivated around the dinner table as she grew up in a large, entrepreneurial family.  She has long been a champion for inclusion, empowerment and equity.  Chris serves on the Board of Directors for Target Corporation, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Junior Achievement of Chicago and Children’s Home + Aid.

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