Melanie BladowTern Consulting’s Principal and Founder, Melanie Bladow, is a global expert in connecting people, business and technology. She believes that business strategy and people skills will differentiate the technology leaders of the future and she is ready to show you how!

Melanie’s 20-year career has spanned both IT and Business Leadership, including roles in Software Engineering, Database Administration, Business Information Management, Business Planning, and serving as CIO for BP’s Global Exploration Division. Melanie led initiatives for Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Oilfield Digitization, as well as setting technology and security strategy. A highlight of her career was leading the BP crisis management team keeping communications with Libya online during the Arab Spring.

Melanie holds a BA in Politics from Whitman College and a CIO of the Future graduate certificate from Boston University and UC Berkeley. Melanie is now Principal at Tern Consulting and resides in Anchorage, Alaska, where she leverages her global leadership experience to help organizations achieve strategic digital transformation.

ARC Forum, FL 2018 – Building the Industrial Internet of People

ArcticCon, AK 2017 – Hacking Organizational Politics

Interface, AK 2018 – Unleashing the Hidden Value of Technology


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