Monica Carranza

Monica Carranza

Director of Transformation Technology
Baker McKenzie
Monica Carranza is a performance driven leader with 11+ years of industry experience as a CIO and Manager skilled in collaborating effectively with business leaders to align IT investments, services, and priorities. Successful in providing an executive-level forum for strategic planning and decision-making. Monica is a leader in innovation and digital transformation and has helped guide four large-scale digital transformations. She is passionate about the role technology can play in enabling real solutions for her customers. From helping devise and implement data analytics strategies across multiple sectors to digitizing paper-based business processes to create efficiency and transparency, Monica’s penchant for being an analytical, detail-oriented problem solver has enabled her to deliver results consistently. By starting as a business stakeholder and building her IT knowledge over time, Monica has a unique, customer-focused perspective and understanding of how strategic business decisions are made. She recognizes the importance of taking the time to listen and understand a customer’s needs; to properly collaborate with both technical and non-technical teams, and provide the support and strategic vision to find the best solution for the problem. Monica received an undergraduate degree from New York University and her law degree from Loyola University of Chicago law school. She lives on the northside of Chicago with her husband, two kids, and rescue dog.
Industry: 
Government

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010