Vice President of Technology Transformation and R&D
Wesley Rhodes is Kroger’s VP of Technology Transformation and Research & Development. Wesley is responsible to provide new innovations to transform the customer’s journey and the associate’s interactions into one cohesive experience throughout all Kroger’s digital and physical properties. Previously, Wesley spent 18 years with IBM where he served in numerous capacities including as the Chief Technologist in Artificial Intelligence and Cloud computing, CTO for Corporate Strategy, and Deputy CTO for US and NATO National Security and Defense.
Wesley holds numerous academic appointments, is a former Prince of Wales Fellow at MIT and has graduate degrees from four prominent Universities.