Women of Distinction - Mary Lee Schneider
Mary Lee Schneider
Executive Vice President and President, Communications Solutions, R.R. Donnelley
Mary Lee Schneider is president, digital solutions and chief technology officer for R.R. Donnelley, the world’s largest provider of print and communication solutions. Schneider has responsibility for identifying, building and growing technology-enabled capabilities and businesses for Donnelley, as well as for setting overall imaging technology strategy and investment direction. Her responsibilities include Donnelley’s Research & Development organization, whose engineers and scientists specialize in developing groundbreaking digital printing and imaging technologies, as well as for creating breakthroughs in the materials sciences. Schneider was responsible for building Donnelley’s Premedia Technologies business, one of the world’s largest providers of digital photography, color services and digital asset management services to retailers, catalogers, publishers, agencies and corporations, with over 1,200 employees across 31 locations worldwide. She also had responsibility for new product development, including the launch of Donnelley’s industry leading ProteusJet inkjet platform, and CustomPoint, its web-based ecommerce portal. Prior to coming to Donnelley, Schneider worked in publishing in production roles at McGraw Hill, Time Inc., Condé Nast, and the Gannett Corp. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Follett Corp. and of VSP Global, and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago.