Judy Pennington is a senior consultant with the Hayes Group and is an IT transformation expert. She has spent the past 30+ years working in and around technology organizations focusing on the intersection of people and technology. Judy has specialized in IT Workforce Transformation, IT Operating Model and Organization Design, IT Learning and Development, Culture, and Change Management. Judy’s experience also transcends IT organizations. As a leadership coach she has helped executives become more effective in communication, teamwork, change implementation and peer-related relationship development.
Judy was most recently a Managing Director with Deloitte Consulting where she led the IT workforce transformation practice, was a CIO Fellow, and a member of the leadership faculty for the CIO Next Generation Academy. Judy’s career path includes management positions at Accenture, AG Edwards, American Express and Wells Fargo bank. She has led HR teams, managed IT professionals, and created talent management processes and systems. Judy co-authored a number of articles for the Wall Street Journal CIO Report as well as for Deloitte’s Technical Trends report including “IT Worker of the Future” (2015) and “RightSpeeding IT” (2016).
Judy holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, served on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Indiana University School of Informatics, and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.