Laurie A. RuchtiTelephone and Data Systems, Inc.
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.
Laurie A. Ruchti leads the strategic direction of TDS’ corporate IT organization, focusing on providing excellent service and support to TDS’ business units, U.S. Cellular and TDS Telecom, and corporate end users. She oversees all aspects of the TDS Corporate IT organization, including strategy and delivery, business services, technical services, business intelligence, and security. Laurie also leads the business applications function for OneNeck IT Solutions. Laure joined TDS in 1986 and became Vice President and CIO in 2020. Prior to that she was Vice President – IT Strategy, Quality and Application Services. Laurie has a BS in business administration with a computer science emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and an MS in business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.