Chief Digital Information Officer
Bhavani Amirthalingam joined Ameren in 2018 as senior vice president and chief digital information officer. She is leading Ameren’s digital transformation to deliver a differentiated customer and co-worker experience, leveraging emerging technologies to enable the grid of the future while driving operational excellence at scale. Starting in 2015, she worked as Chief Information Officer and Business Transformation Leader of North American Operations at Schneider Electric, a Fortune 500 corporation specializing in global energy management and automation solutions integrating technology, software, and services. She drove the organization’s digital transformation across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Previously, at World Wide Technology (WWT) Inc., she served as CIO and vice president of Customer Solutions and Innovation. Amirthalingam was listed as one of the Forbes 50 Innovative Technology Leaders of 2021. She earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Madras, India, and an MBA in information management from the S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research in Mumbai. Amirthalingam serves as a member of the Forbes Technology Council and Chair of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Artificial Intelligence (AI) Committee.