Rosie Nwakanma is a Director, Technology & Innovation Sourcing at Carnival Corporation. She leads the management of IT supply portfolio used by to develop its OCEAN Medallion solution, a cutting-edge technology that enhances and personalizes guest vacation experience while onboard its cruise ships. She’s held various sourcing leadership roles at top fortune 500 companies like IBM and Corning Inc. and consulted for companies like The Coca-Cola Company. She’s received many awards and recognition over the years including Corning Inc, Champion of Change in Finance, IBM Procurement Excellence, Miami Herald Legacy Miami 40 under 40 and Brickell Magazine’s Top 20 Professional under 40. She is an alumnus of Florida A&M University and the University of Miami. Passionate about making a difference in the life of each person she touches; she continues to be a catalyst for change in education and technology. Rosie enjoys reading, sleeping, and traveling.