Glenn Allison currently serves as Vice President of Enterprise Architecture, Governance, & Innovation Labs for Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer with nearly 1,800 retail stores in 49 states and annual revenues of approximately $8 billion. He and his team are responsible for implementing a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective technology architecture to support company growth to 2,500 stores.
Since joining Tractor Supply Company in 2015, Glenn’s responsibilities have included leadership of multiple technology functions, including Enterprise Architecture, Innovation Labs, Infrastructure Engineering, Network Services, IT Quality Assurance, and IT Solution Delivery & Governance.
Prior to Tractor Supply, Glenn worked previously at Kellogg Company, where he led global architecture and engineering functions to support supply chain modernization using IoT technologies. Prior to Kellogg’s, Glenn held several leadership roles at W.W. Grainger, one of the largest eCommerce retailer in the United States.
Glenn received his MBA from the University of Chicago and Master of Science in Information Technology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
He currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Williamson County Schools Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, Board of Directors for the Nashville Technology Council, Retail Advisory Board for Northwestern University, Alumni Board for the Williamson Chamber of Commerce, Tocqueville Society for the United Way of Williamson County, and member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation InfraGuard chapter in Middle Tennessee. For his work with Emerging Tech and Agriculture, he was recently named to the “40 Under 40” list by the Nashville Business Journal and is a lifetime member of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization.