Lucy Mariappa is an Award-winning Chief Information Officer (CIO), recognized and celebrated for her Transformational Leadership, Innovation and adding business value. Lucy is a CIO at International Leadership of Texas (ILTexas), a free public charter school system serving more than 21,000 K-12 students at 20 campuses across the state of Texas. Lucy is helping in the transformation of Technology and Education sectors through Innovation, Passion and Courageous Leadership. She is a certified CIO from the CIO Institute, a global Technology Leader and also a Speaker at various technology conferences and events. Lucy is recognized as “10 Best CIOs of 2021” by Industry Era Magazine. She also won the distinguished global award “Top 100 Leaders in Education”, by Global Forum for Education and Learning, for her contribution to the field of Education. Recently International Leadership of Texas, with its CIO Lucy Mariappa, won the “2021 US CIO 100 Award”. The esteemed US CIO 100 awards recognizes 100 organizations for their achievements in Technology Innovation and Leadership. Lucy is a transformational CIO and an innovator driven to find the right solutions to the most complex business challenges, even during a crisis.
Previously to International Leadership of Texas (ILTexas), Lucy worked at top technology companies leading their world-class global product development for 32 countries. She then consulted at fortune 500 companies driving their business ahead and subsequently served at a large education organization. She worked at industry-leading organizations including SAP and Oracle.
Lucy has a complete 360-degree view and experience in IT products and solutions – from leading the global product development at top technology companies to implementing it as a Consultant for fortune 500 companies, to now using it as a Customer. She also worked in various industries in both the private and public sectors. She worked her way up from an IT developer to a CIO. Having this experience throughout the breadth & depth of Technology helps her in addressing the business needs effectively and quickly.