Anand Rao
Anand Rao
Chief Marketing and Digital Officer
Anand Rao is senior vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for CDW. He is responsible for bringing together CDW’s marketing capabilities and digital innovation to drive engagement with customers, enhance seller enablement, and build stronger partner connections across the full IT lifecycle through traditional marketing and new digital channels

Before joining CDW in 2022, Anand served as senior vice president of digital business at AutoNation, the largest automotive retailer in the US. As a management consultant at McKinsey, IBM, and PwC, he has helped several companies transform digitally and scale their marketing capabilities. He formerly served on the board of directors for Vroom.

Anand earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.