Jane Richardson is currently IT Strategy and Corporate Strategic Alignment Leader at Cummins Inc. She joined Cummins in 1997 and has held various IT Leadership and Program Management roles. She led the implementation of multiple global initiatives in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Purchasing, Expense Management, Customer Care, and Identity Management. She has led Six Sigma, Cost Optimization, Vendor Management, and Workforce Transformation for the IT Function.
Prior to joining Cummins, Jane worked for the NCR Corporation for 16 years, 8 of which she spent working in Europe. At NCR, she held various positions in Project Management, Internal Audit, and IT Management. Jane has a B.S. in Mathematics & Computer Science from the University of Kentucky, an MBA from Wright State University, and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. She is also a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
She received the 2010 Leading Light Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Manufacturing, Transportation, or Logistics Industry” presented by Women and Hi Tech. She is currently on the Women and Hi Tech board and has served as President. She has also served on the SIM Indianapolis Board and is on the Advisory Council for the 2016 Indy Simposium. She also represents Cummins on the iDEW Advisory Council.
Jane and her husband live in downtown Indianapolis. She enjoys travel, reading, bicycling, shopping, and rooting for her University of Kentucky Wildcats basketball team.