INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's technology initiative has named a new chair of its board of directors, along with the board's 2019 executive committee. Sherry Aaholm, vice president and chief information officer for Columbus-based Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) will lead the TechPoint board.

Aaholm succeeds Scott McCorkle as board chair. TechPoint says the executive committee sets policy and operational direction for the organization and serves as a touchpoint to keep TechPoint on top of the current needs of the overall tech community. 

"Tech is intersecting most every part of our economy and state. I’m excited that our executive committee and board represents that breadth along with a remarkable caliber of individuals," said Mike Langellier, chief executive officer of TechPoint. "I’m also excited for Sherry’s board chair leadership. She leads a large tech organization inside a Fortune 150 company going through digital transformation. That perspective will be really valuable as we chart the course for the tech community and accelerate our impact. She also has an amazing personal story that I hope more young women and professionals will hear and draw inspiration from."

The other 2019 executive committee members include:

  • Scott Dorsey, Managing Partner at High Alpha, former co-founder/CEO of ExactTarget
  • Anurag Varma, Infosys VP, Head of Global Government Affairs
  • Mary Kay Huse, COO of Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Shane Fimbel, CEO of South Bend-based Trek 10
  • David Johnson, Central Indiana Corporate Partnership President and CEO
  • Mike Langellier, TechPoint president and CEO

The entire TechPoint Board of Directors is comprised of executives from nearly 90 tech, tech-enabled and scale-up stage companies, along with universities and service providers from throughout the state. You can view the full list of board members by clicking here.