Danielle Schmelkin is Chief Information Officer for J.Crew Group, which includes J.Crew, Madewell, and J.Crew Factory. Prior to J.Crew Group, Ms. Schmelkin was Head of IT for Coach, part of the Tapestry family of global brands. She previously held leadership positions at Barnes & Noble, Campbell Soup Company, and Pepperidge Farm with additional experience at PepsiCo. Ms. Schmelkin started her career at Andersen Consulting working on statistics, business intelligence and data management, and overall IT enablement. As a leader in her field, she has focused on digital transformation and has led system, operating model, and culture transformations, in particular for acquisitions and divestitures.
Ms. Schmelkin is a member of the Society for Information Management and also serves on the board of URJ Eisner and Crane Lake Camps.
She holds a bachelor of science in statistics and biometry from Cornell University.