Vinod Bidarkoppa is the Senior Vice President of Technology for Sam’s Club and member of the Sam’s Club and Walmart Global Technology Leadership team. He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of all of Sam’s Club Technology and global teams to enhance the member and associate experience. Vinod also leads the Sam’s Club Technology Roadmap across club, digital, data and analytics.
Vinod is a proven leader with nearly 25 years of global technology expertise, working across omni-channel retail, healthcare and the airline industry. Most recently, Vinod served as the Senior Vice President of Technology at UnitedHealth Group, where he was responsible for leading global teams to define and execute Healthcare Digital Transformation Agenda initiatives. Prior to that, he served as the Group Technology Executive and Divisional Chief Information Officer at TESCO leading world-wide engineering and operations. Previously he served as the Group Chief Information Officer at Future Group, one of the largest retailers in Asia.
Vinod has a Master of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and a Master of Science in Computer Science from Texas Tech University. He studied Mechanical Engineering during his undergraduate years at National Institute of Technology in India.