Glenn Allison

Glenn Allison
Glenn Allison
Vice President, IT Applications Development
Tractor Supply Company
Glenn Allison is Vice President, IT Applications Development for Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States with more than 2,200 stores in 49 states and 50,000 Team Members. In his role, Glenn is responsible for Retail Technology at both Tractor Supply and Petsense by Tractor Supply stores, as well as Enterprise AI, Data & Analytics.

Tractor Supply is frequently recognized as one of the best workplaces for IT professionals. The company was named a Best Place to Work in IT by Computerworld in 2023.

Prior to Tractor Supply, Glenn worked at Kellogg Company, where he led global architecture and engineering functions to support supply chain modernization. Glenn also previously held several leadership roles at W.W. Grainger, one of the largest eCommerce retailers in the United States.

Glenn received his MBA from the University of Chicago and Master of Science in Information Technology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

He currently serves on the CNBC Technology Executive Council, Technology Leadership Council for the National Retail Federation (NRF), Nashville Technology Council, and is a lifetime member of the FFA. Glenn was named to the “40 Under 40” list by the Nashville Business Journal in 2016.

Speaking in:

July 16
12:45 pm1:15 pm
American Express Theatre
The rapid advancements in AI technology over the past two years are leading to growth in potential AI use cases for retailers, supporting a variety of business functions. These new capabilities create tremendous opportunities to improve customer engagement and operational efficiency, but also can lead to new risks, creating the need for consistent company-wide governance. In this session, AI… Read more