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Jodie Brinkerhoff

Vice President, Innovation
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
Jodie Brinkerhoff is Vice President of Innovation at DFW Airport and leads the Innovation team’s efforts to investigate, ideate, incubate and implement new products and solutions for the airport. Her team works across the enterprise, partnering with core business units and bringing new, emerging technologies as enablers to critical problem solving. She is also responsible for working to develop innovation skill building and culture initiatives for employees.

Jodie is passionate about understanding new trends and emerging technologies, inspiring transformational corporate culture, and building what’s right for the customer using insights, design thinking and other innovation techniques. She has a love of work with both start-up ventures and corporate enterprises — her favorite depends on the day.

Prior to joining DFW, Jodie was the North American regional lead for Mastercard’s Labs unit where she worked with internal product teams and top brands in the retail, banking, and travel verticals to deliver new business and consumer solutions. Jodie also spent part of her career as a tech start up executive with responsibility for sales, client success and marketing.

Jodie holds a BA in Communications from Loyola University in Maryland and a master’s degree in business from the University of San Francisco.