Sheri Reed

Company: Anthem, Inc.

As Vice President of IT Enterprise Agile for Anthem, Sheri Reed leads the Centers of Excellence (CoE) for Agile/SAFe, DevOps and Quality to drive enterprise agility. Additionally, she leads the IT PMO and Clinical Account Managements teams. She has more than 30 years of IT experience in various industries.

As the leader driving the enablement and adoption of Agile/SAFe, DevOps and Quality, Sheri partners with Senior Leaders and their Champions to expand and mature the footprint across Anthem. At the core of Enterprise Agility is a cultural mindset shift in the way we work together to exceed the expectations of our customers, meet our goals and have happier and more engaged Associates.

Sheri’s mission is to build the foundation needed to support Associates, Teams and Leaders in their adoption of Agile/SAFe, DevOps and Quality principles and practices. This includes providing thought leadership, direction and support as Anthem makes a major shift in the way we execute. This new way of working enables Anthem to deliver the right solutions to our customers, infuse innovation and quality into every aspect of execution, embrace servant leadership, empower our teams and increase our speed to market.

Prior to Sheri’s role as VP IT Enterprise Agile, she served as Anthem’s Staff VP of Technology where she was responsible for the IT Project Management Organization and the Clinical Account Management teams.

Sheri also served at Amerigroup beginning in 2011 and her previous positions include Executive Director at NewbYork Times Shared Services Center and Director of Business Planning at Smithfield Foods Inc.