Linda Salchenberger, Ph.D. Vice President, Strategy and IT Alignment

Linda Salchenberger provides guidance and direction on the strategic use of IT to achieve corporate organizational objectives, working closely with Executive Synergies’ clients to help them ensure their IT strategies and organizational structures are designed, aligned and integrated to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Working with other members of Executive Synergies team in support of clients, she ensures there is an appropriate strategic balance between organizational goals being sought and the structures available to help achieve them. She has been Dean of the Business School at Marquette from 2008 to 2012 and is currently Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Budgeting at Marquette. She also has held the positions of Associate Dean for Continuing Studies at Northwestern University , Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration , Founding Director of the Center for Information Management and Technology and Professor in the Information Systems and Operations Management Department at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Salchenberger holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University , an M.M. from Kellogg Scholl of Management, Northwestern University , and M.S. in Mathematics from Illinois Institute and a B. A. in Mathematics from Mundelein College . She founded the Master of Science in Information Systems Management Program at Loyola and her published research includes articles in the strategic value of information technology, knowledge management, gender and IT, and medical informatics. In addition, she has lectured widely and has developed and taught many executive courses, including “Strategic Planning for Nonprofits” at Rotary International, “Aligning Business and IT Strategy” at Loyola University Rome Center, Information Technology and Business Continuity Planning, for the Chicago Federal Council of IT Executives plus several more.