Digital Transformation

Joe Stratman, chief digital officer, Nucor Corp. 

Stratman joined Nucor in 1989 as controller of the Nucor Building Systems division in Waterloo, Ind., USA. Prior to joining Nucor, he had worked for several years in public accounting in both Boston, Mass., and Fort Wayne, Ind. In 1991, he became controller of Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. He was promoted to general manager of Nucor Steel–Nebraska in 1998 and returned to Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. in 1999 to be vice president and general manager.
In 2007, Stratman was appointed executive vice president of both the plate and structural steel business units, and in 2010 he also assumed responsibility for business development. In 2014, he was named executive vice president of raw materials, logistics and business development. On 1 August 2016, Stratman was appointed chief digital officer for Nucor Corp.
Stratman graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in business administration.