The ODP Corporation Names Terry Leeper as Chief Technology Officer

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The ODP Corporation Names Terry Leeper as Chief Technology Officer

07/07/2020
Terry Leeper

The ODP Corporation, parent company to Office Depot, OfficeMax, and CompuCom, has named Terry Leeper as EVP and chief technology officer (CTO), effective immediately.

As CTO of The ODP Corporation, a provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions, Leeper will report directly to CEO Gerry Smith and be a member of the executive committee. He will be responsible for setting The ODP Corporation technical vision and leading its technological advancement, ensuring that the company aligns its product and services platforms and architecture with business priorities and growth initiatives.

“We’re excited to have Terry join The ODP Corporation as we continue our transformation,” said Smith. “Terry is a proven executive product and engineering leader who blends technological excellence in product management and software development with business acumen and international experience. He will play a key role in accelerating our pivot toward a broader business and technology platform.”

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Leeper previously held executive positions at Amazon and Microsoft. He most recently served as head of product and tech of Amazon Business for six years, prior to which he was director of software development for Amazon’s Retail Systems Platforms. Before Amazon, Leeper was with Microsoft for 12 years, where he held the positions of director platform strategy while living in the U.K., and director of developer division while living in China.

Leeper holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Texas A&M University.

“I’m very excited to bring my background working with global engineering teams to help accelerate The ODP Corporation’s pivot,” said Leeper. “The company has the right assets and talent to provide its customers with best-in-class solutions.”