Linda

Lannen

Data Driven Executive and Digital Transformational Leader

Partner
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Leadership Roles

Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer – Kleinfelder

Vice President, Information Technology – MWH Global

Director, Global Information Technology Strategy – MWH Global

Director, Managed Services – XOR, Inc.

Linda is a Partner in Fortium Partners’ West region, where she primarily serves engineering, construction, architecture, utility, and environmental services clients. Her knowledge of artificial intelligence, data analytics, and machine learning complements her experience leading IT transformation. With executive IT leadership experience at privately held and private equity-owned firms, she focuses on profitability, fiscal stewardship, and continuous process improvement. Her problem-solving approach begins with mapping strategic priorities with fresh eyes to develop new ideas that spark action and nurture a culture of systems innovation across the organization and IT department.


As a CIO, Linda implemented numerous large-scale projects, including enterprise resource planning (ERP), human resources information system (HRIS), and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms with notable success. She upgraded several traditional data centers to cloud services to improve business continuity. Linda also implemented a company’s first outsourcing agreement, resulting in significant cost savings, improved global service delivery, and shortened project timelines. In nine years, she implemented ten major enterprise programs from envisioning through delivery, most recently increasing focus on digital applications, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation of field data collection systems.


Linda Has a deep commitment to mentoring, diversity and inclusion, and corporate social responsibility. She is known for developing highly motivated individuals and teams by building relationships based on trust, loyalty, and confidence.