JoAnne Kennedy

JoAnne Kennedy is a Vice President of Technology at Nordstrom, and provides leadership for the innovative and secure information technology environment that enables Gift Card, Loyalty, Customer Care, Credit, and Human Resources

JoAnne embodies servant-leadership and sees her primary role as growing and supporting technology teams to bring out their best and to consistently deliver. JoAnne is a fierce advocate of women in leadership positions, as well as building an inclusive culture in technology organizations.

Prior to joining Nordstrom, JoAnne was the Vice President of Technology at msnbc.com and nbcnews.com for 7 years and spent over 10 years at Microsoft in various leadership roles. She has 4 children, 2 dogs and 1 husband – all who require some level of management and don’t necessarily believe they need it.