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Michelle McKenna    

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, National Football League

Michelle McKenna is responsible for the NFL’s technology strategy, shared service delivery and management of the league’s technology activities. She has been at the league since 2012. She is executive sponsor of the league’s WIN – Women’s Network, and was recently awarded a Game Changer Award by Sports Business Journal. In 2013 Forty Over Forty – Women to Watch named her as one of the top 40 women in business.

McKenna joined the NFL from Constellation Energy in Baltimore, Maryland where she was the Chief Information Office. At Constellation she led the acquisition of competitive energy businesses and the ultimate merger with Exelon. In this capacity she served as a board advisor and worked closely with the Chairman and CEO.

Prior to joining Constellation Energy, McKenna was President of Vision Interactive Media Group, where she was responsible for marketing, technology, business development, operations and finance.

She has extensive experience in the media and entertainment industry as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Universal Orlando Resort. In this role, she was responsible for the innovation, oversight and leadership of technology at Universal Orlando Resort, including the launch of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

McKenna was also Senior Vice President, CRM & Chief Information Officer at Centex Destination Properties. She had a 13-year career with The Walt Disney World Company in a variety of executive positions in Resort Development, Finance, Marketing, Operations and Technology. As Vice President, Information Technology, McKenna led the company’s largest ever technology investment – Destination Disney, a multi-year company strategic initiative to transform the company’s marketing, sales, online, and customer relationship management processes. Prior to Disney, McKenna held positions at MetLife and Coopers & Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers).

McKenna is a certified public accountant. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Auburn University and a master’s degree in business administration from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park Florida.

She has been a guest on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Morning Joe, Good Day New York and is a sought after speaker on topics of technology, operational change, and women in leadership.

She lives in New York City and Orlando, Florida with her husband Patrick Doyle and her children Jack and Maggie McKenna.

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