Vice President of Information Technology Customs Clearance and Logistics of FedEx Services / Chief Information Officer of FedEx Trade Networks
As the Vice President of Information Technology Customs Clearance and Logistics of FedEx Services, Linda Brigance is responsible for the strategic direction and development of key applications and technology innovations that provide enhanced customs clearance and global logistics for FedEx customers around the world.
As the Chief Information Officer of FedEx Trade Networks, Brigance leads all IT innovations and sets the technology direction for FedEx Trade Networks (FTN.) FedEx Trade Networks is a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation and a leading provider of full-service customs brokerage, and value-added services in global distribution.
Prior to her current position, Brigance served as Vice President of IT and Chief Information Officer for the Asia Pacific Region of Federal Express. In this role she was responsible for the development and deployment of systems support for the APAC region as well as the network infrastructure and the Singapore Data Center. She played a key role in the successful opening of the newest international FedEx hub in Guangzhou, China.
Throughout her career Brigance has served in leadership roles in FedEx global IT customer interface and systems expansions including manager of International Customer Automation in Brussels and Hong Kong and managing director of the Information Technology Division in Singapore. Brigance began her career at FedEx in1983 as a programmer.
Prior to joining FedEx Brigance worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Memphis. A native of Tennessee, Brigance earned a degree in Computer Information Systems from State Technical Institute in Memphis, TN and a MBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Kellogg-Northwestern.
Brigance served as the 2008 Chairperson of the Information Technology & Telecom Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and is currently a member of the CIO Executive Council.