Terry Bradwell, AARP’s chief enterprise strategy and innovation officer, helps shape AARP’s future through the development of a clear enterprise strategy and a strong innovation pipeline. He is responsible for strategic planning, corporate relations and an innovation lab that continually looks at how we can do our work better and discover new solutions that help our members and people 50+ live their best lives.
With over 25 years of domestic and international experience in information technology development, delivery and management, he has held a number of senior leadership positions. As AARP’s chief information officer, he transformed the IT organization from a “cost center” to a “value center,” running IT like a business, stimulating innovation across the enterprise and closing the gap in digital literacy for the 50+.
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. Previously, he served as solution delivery executive for Gaming-Technologies Corporation (G-Tech), leading the implementation of Online Lottery Systems (OLS) in five states, as well as national lotteries in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Chile, Brazil, Australia, Taiwan and Finland. Prior to G-Tech, he resided in Amsterdam and served as Intergraph Corporation’s technology liaison for their European sales and manufacturing operations.
He holds a BS degree in computer information systems from Florida A&M University that he earned while on a full athletic scholarship. His primary residence is in Miami. He is an accomplished musician, composer and music producer. He performs with and develops talented musicians in the Miami area.