Randy Sloan

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Randy Sloan

Randy Sloan
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Randy Sloan serves as Southwest Airlines' Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In this position, he provides leadership for the Company's Corporate Delivery and Technology functions. Randy's key responsibilities include delivery of the Company's Enterprise-wide strategic initiatives and oversight of all technology products and services.

Randy joined Southwest Airlines in 2012 as Vice President & CIO. During his time with Southwest, he has led significant technology initiatives, including the launch of international service, the integration of AirTran systems into Southwest, and a strategic transformation of the Technology Department to a more effective operating model. He also led the creation of Southwest's Corporate Delivery Department to ensure the Company has coordinated delivery plans, an enterprise-wide view of change impacts, and the ability to identify and reduce risk, while setting standards for how strategic programs are delivered. Prior to joining Southwest Airlines, Randy worked for PepsiCo for 26 years where he served in various leadership roles, including Senior Vice President and CIO for PepsiCo International, Vice President and CIO for PepsiCo's European businesses based in Switzerland, as well as Vice President of Enterprise Systems Development. Randy began his IT career as a programmer with Texas Instruments.

Randy holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas. He serves on the National Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish America, a Phoenix-based non-profit that arranges experiences ("wishes") for children with life-threatening medical conditions. He also formerly served on the Board of Directors for The Family Place, a Dallas-based non-profit and leading advocate for victims of domestic violence; SharePlus Bank, a Plano, Texas-based community bank; and, Frito-Lay Credit Union.