As Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Leandro Balbinot brings more than thirty years of technology and transformation experience from the consumer package goods, beverage, physical retail and quick-serve industries. At Whole Foods Market, Leandro oversees all strategy, design, development, delivery and support for all technology within Whole Foods Market, including large program delivery, infrastructure, enterprise architecture, portfolio planning and security.

Leandro is passionate about the customer experience and creating, improving and scaling technology to enhance the way we live. Throughout his career, Leandro has held leadership roles in engineering and product management for both custom and package software. Prior to joining Whole Foods Market, Leandro served in senior technology leadership roles at McDonald’s Corporation and the Kraft Heinz Company.

In his free time, Leandro enjoys staying active with bike riding and tennis; he is an avid traveler, lifelong surfer, and unofficial grill master. Leandro enjoys spending quality time with his family as well, including his wife and three children.