You can have a well thought out strategy, make impeccable blueprints, and plan resources in advance—the key to success in the digital transformation journey is going to be about how well your people, leaders, partners, and stakeholders react and respond to the unpleasant and unpredictable situations. What are you doing to build organizational endurance to prepare for the road ahead?
Julia Davis, Chief Information Officer, Aflac
Julia Davis joined Aflac in July 2013 as senior vice president; chief information officer. In her position, Julia oversees the day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives of Aflac’s Information Technology Division. Before joining Afla... More View all posts
Julia Davis joined Aflac in July 2013 as senior vice president; chief information officer. In her position, Julia oversees the day-to-day operations and strategic initiatives of Aflac’s Information Technology Division. Before joining Aflac, she most recently served as chief information officer at American Safety Insurance (ASI). Prior to her tenure at ASI, she served as chief information officer of the Equipment Finance Division for GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services and GE Capital Business Productivity Solutions. Additionally, she held IT leadership positions at GE Energy, Armstrong World Industries, Information Builders, Ogden Government Services and CRSS Services, Inc. While at Aflac, Julia has been honored with several prestigious awards and recognitions, including:Three American Business Awards: the 2017 Gold Stevie in the IT Executive of the Year category, 2016 Silver Stevie in the IT Executive of the Year category and the 2015 Silver Stevie in the Female Executive of the Year category; MIT Sloan CIO Leadership Award Finalist in 2017; The CIO 100 Award for 2016; Computerworld's Premier 100 Technology Leaders for 2016; Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2015 Women Worth Watching; Insurance Networking News’ 2015 Women in Insurance Leadership; Evanta’s 2015 Top 10 Breakaway Leader Award; and Finalist for the 2015 Georgia CIO of the Year award. During her tenure, Aflac has also received multiple honors, including: Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT for 2017 - Aflac ranked at No. 41; InformationWeek’s 2016 Elite 100 list - Aflac ranked at No. 21; and 2016 Novarica Research Council Impact Award. Julia began her career in the U.S. Air Force as a software engineer and earned the rank of captain. She received a bachelor’s degree in engineering physics from Lehigh University and a master’s degree in system administration from St. Mary’s University. Less View all posts