Author - Deepa Soni
Deepa Soni is the US Chief Information Officer (CIO) and US P&C Technology Chief Information Officer (CIO) at BMO Financial Group. Deepa is responsible for the overall leadership, oversight and performance of Technology in the U.S. Deepa is also responsible for providing vision and leadership for developing and implementing innovative and cost-effective information technology strategies, investment plans and operational environments that support P&C business groups in the U.S. Prior to BMO, Deepa was the SVP & Head of Application Development at M&T, leading technology strategy and delivery for all Lines of Businesses across the Bank. Previously, she served as Director of Enterprise Architecture Group at KeyCorp where she was responsible for enterprise-wide technology standards and governance, strategic technology planning and solution architecture. Deepa has 20+ years of technology leadership experience in Financial Services, Consulting and Automotive domains at Fortune 500 companies. Her diverse background includes extensive experience in Digital transformations, IT strategy, Architecture, Agile Product Delivery, IT Financial Management, Global Sourcing, and Process Re-engineering. Deepa holds a BS degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India and an M.S from University of Science and Technology, at Missouri-Rolla. Deepa holds a Patent for systems driven process innovation.