Who We Are

who we are


Jamie Samuels, Lilly | NAWBO-Indianapolis board advisor

Jamie Samuels

Director of IT Procurement, Eli Lilly and Company

Jamie began her career with Eli Lilly and Company 27 years ago in Information Technology (IT) and is currently the Director of IT Procurement. She moved into Global Procurement in 1996 after various roles in IT and Audit Services at Lilly.

As the Director of IT Procurement, Jamie manages all global spend in IT software, hardware, and services ($800MM annually). She has led her sourcing team to over $95MM in annual savings and over $45MM in annual spend with diverse suppliers. In 2013 her sourcing responsibilities were expanded to include Legal, Ethics & Compliance, Global Travel & Meeting Services, Corporate Affairs, and Office Supplies.

Jamie earned her bachelor degree in Management Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 1987.