Janet Sherlock

Janet Sherlock
Janet Sherlock
Chief Digital and Technology Officer
Ralph Lauren
Dr. Janet Sherlock is a digital and retail executive who has modernized organizations and businesses through expertise in digital transformation, customer & user experience, omnichannel strategy, data & analytics, supply chain efficiency, and security, privacy, and compliance.

Janet is Chief Digital and Technology Officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation where she is responsible for the company's global e-commerce strategy and revenue. In addition, she and her team drive Ralph Lauren's digital transformation.

Janet currently serves on the Board of Directors for BJ’s Restaurants and Brewhouse (NASDAQ: BJRI), and serves on the Nominating & Governance and Audit Committees. She contributed as a member of the Board of Advisors at Backcountry.com from 2018 – 2021. Dr. Sherlock served as a Public Officer on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA), appointed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal from 2013 – 2017. She was the Chairman of the National Retail Federation (NRF) CIO Council from 2015 – 2017. Dr. Sherlock also served as an Economic Advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank.

A long-time advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Janet is an executive sponsor for the corporate DE&I program at Ralph Lauren. She is one of the founding board members of The TechPACT, a non-profit organization established in 2020 to address underrepresentation in the tech Industry.

Janet holds a doctorate in Organizational Change & Leadership from the University of Southern California, an MBA from Marymount University, and a BS from Penn State University in Supply Chain Management.

Beyond her current corporate roles, Dr. Sherlock has combined her vast experience and research on organizational design to advise organizations and leaders seeking to create efficient, growth-driven organizations, focusing on technology and technology-related fields.

Speaking in:

July 17
11:00 am11:30 am
Palos Verdes Ballroom
A new study reveals the detrimental impacts on organizations and employees from overlapping C-Suite roles, departments, and functions. Lack of clarity in responsibilities and decision-making authority are causing alarming levels of frustration and harming the productivity and output in organizations. The proliferation of C-suite roles, including Chief Digital Officer, Chief Data Officer, and most… Read more