executive vice president, chief technology officer
Gerri Martin-Flickinger is Starbucks executive vice president and chief technology officer. She is responsible for technology strategies and teams that enable the company to connect with customers worldwide.
Gerri joined Starbucks in 2015, and has led the technology organization through significant transformation while developing and enabling industry-leading innovations including mobile order and pay, voice ordering and social gifting. Under her leadership, Starbucks Technology is focused on delivering innovative, cloud-based and digital solutions that empower partners and delight customers globally.
Prior to Starbucks, Gerri served as Chief Information Officer at Adobe, where she played a key role enabling Adobe’s transformation to a cloud-based business. Before Adobe, she was CIO at VeriSign, Network Associates, Inc., and McAfee Associates, Inc. She began her career at Chevron Corporation, where she held several senior systems roles.
Gerri holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Washington State University. She has been a member of the Wall Street Journal CIO Network and the Sierra Ventures CIO Advisory Board.