Robert B. Carter is responsible for setting the technology direction of the FedEx applications, infrastructure, networks, and data centers that provide around-the-clock and around-theglobe support for FedEx product offerings. He also serves as co-CEO and CIO of FedEx Corporate Services and is a member of the five-person Executive Committee, which plans and executes the corporation’s strategic business activities.
Carter, who was born in Taiwan, earned his bachelor’s degree in computer and information science from the University of Florida and his master’s degree from the University of South Florida. He joined FedEx in 1993 and has more than 30 years of systems development and implementation experience. Recently named as part of Fortune magazine’s Executive Dream Team, Carter was also ranked 18th on Fast Company magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” list in 2010, and received Information Week magazine’s Chief of the Year Award in 2000, 2001, and 2005. He is also a seven-time recipient of CIO magazine’s 100 Award and was a charter inductee into the publication’s CIO Hall of Fame.
Carter is a member of the First Horizon National Corp. board of directors.