Kristy Folkwein is senior vice president and chief information officer for Archer Daniels Midland Company, and a member of the company’s Executive Council. In that role, she is responsible for all of ADM’s information technology strategies, including initiatives to improve the quality and integrity of the company’s data and strengthen ADM’s analytical capabilities.

 Before joining ADM in 2016, Folkwein served as senior vice president and chief information officer, Global Business Services, at Dow Corning. Prior to her time at Dow Corning, Folkwein was vice president of information technology at Ashland, Inc., where she helped lead eight successful implementations of SAP within North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific.

 Folkwein holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and an MBA in finance from the University of Toledo.