Uma Bhemisetty

EVP & CIO at Michaels

As the company’s top technology leader, Uma has complete ownership and accountability for Michaels Engineering and Product Development and ensuring the technology initiatives align with the overall company strategy. He also oversees the development and implementation of new technology innovations that will better serve business partners and customers.

Uma has spent the last 25 years working in retail technology, most recently as the CIO at Conn’s HomePlus. Prior to Conn’s, he spent time in senior technology leadership roles at several retailers including Belk, Tailored Brands, Walmart Global eCommerce, and Gymboree. He has overseen technology transformations at several of these companies while building high performing teams and crafting strong internal and external partnerships.

Uma holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in mechanical engineering from Acharya Nagarjuna University.


  • EVP & CIO

    Current role

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