Terry Bradwell is a 10-year veteran of AARP, and prior to his current assignment as executive vice president and chief information officer, served as vice president of Application Services Management. He has direct responsibility for managing a $100 million annual budget and supporting more than 300 applications and two data centers that are leveraged by internal business users and external partners, as well as AARP members, volunteers, advocates and donors. The mission critical systems he is accountable for include Konnex (Membership Management Platform), VMIS (Volunteer Management System), ERP (PeopleSoft and JDE), PRM (Partner Relationship Management) and the Infonet.
He has held a number of senior leadership positions and has more than 20 years of domestic and international experience in information technology development, delivery and management. Prior to joining AARP, he worked as a principal for IBM’s Media and Entertainment practice, with a primary focus of turning around troubled IT projects and corporate change management initiatives. While at IBM, he successfully led the turnaround efforts of AARP’s first integrated membership management system (Konnex). At the conclusion of this effort, he also played a key role in assisting AARP’s leadership establish the framework for the first chief information officer (CIO) role in 1998.