Melanie Kirkwood RuizABM Industries Incorporated
Chief Information Officer
ABM Industries Incorporated
As Chief Information Officer, Melanie Kirkwood Ruiz is responsible for several critical areas of ABM’s business, including the optimization of ABM’s IT infrastructure to enable greater business innovation; enhancement of service delivery through client-facing technology and data-driven insights; and development and execution of technology strategy that supports ABM’s business transformation at both the enterprise and line-of-business levels. Melanie is a progressive technology leader with 20 years of experience across diverse industries, including technology, commercial real estate, manufacturing, healthcare and aviation. She joined ABM from Cushman & Wakefield technology group, where she was responsible for developing and executing the technology strategy in the Americas. She has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and both a Master’s and Bachelor’s in Engineering from Cornell University.