Veena Lakkundi

Veena Lakkundi is Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development at Rockwell Automation, where she works with the senior leadership team to define Rockwell’s future strategic vision and growth plans. Veena leads the Corporate Strategy and Development teams, and oversees all strategic planning and inorganic development activities across the company, including its business strategy review process, mergers and acquisitions, and venture investment processes. Veena has a track record of building world-class global teams and businesses while delivering great outcomes for customers. She joined Rockwell following a 28-year career with 3M, where she most recently was Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer and Interim Leader of Technology, Transformation and Services. During her time with 3M, she also held various roles in strategy, research and development, and sales and marketing. Veena received bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.