Stew Wenerstrom

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

SVP, Chief Technology Officer

Stew Wenerstrom serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Big Lots, Inc., a $5.2B retailer with over 1,400 stores and 35,000 associates.

In his role, Wenerstrom is responsible for all day-to-day operations of enterprise portfolio management, application development, infrastructure services, technology architecture, end-user computing, technology service desk support, and information security. His strategic oversite has been key in developing crucial business technologies including eCommerce, Buy Online Pick up In Store, Program Management Organization, and many others.

During his career of more than 30 years, Wenerstrom has held various leadership roles at IBM Global Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Accenture PLC.

Wenerstrom graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from West Virginia University. He also earned his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.

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