SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) September 20, 2018
The CTO Forum today announced that Kristina Draper, senior vice president and technology division executive for Wells Fargo & Company, has been appointed to the CTO Forum Advisory Board. The CTO Forum brings together senior technology executives and business leaders to discuss and collaborate on key technology issues facing the industry and to accelerate innovation across organizations.
“We are honored to welcome Kristina to our advisory board. As an executive known for proven leadership within a rapidly changing and highly-regulated environment, her expertise and vision will greatly contribute to the CTO Forum community,” said Basheer Janjua, founder and chairman of the CTO Forum.
At Wells Fargo, Kristina Draper is responsible for leading efforts in Community Bank Technology. Her organization delivers multiple application portfolios serving the company's retail banking customers including Branch Technology, ATMs, Point of Sale, Enterprise Complaints Platform, Enterprise Business & Micro Services as well as Business Payroll Technology. Kristina has served on Wells Fargo’s Enterprise Diversity Council.
In 2017, the National Diversity Council named her one of the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology. This past month, Kristina was honored as one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 by AZ Business Journal and AZRE magazines.
“I am delighted to join the CTO Advisory,” said Draper. “There are many challenges facing IT professionals today. As technology plays an increasingly important role in every business, regardless of industry, IT leaders need to deliver more business value than ever. I look forward to working with the CTO Forum to further accelerate our contributions as IT leaders.”
CTO Forum hosts a series of events for its members each year, and each is designed to explore industry landscapes, taking a "deep dive” approach to analyzing technology and leadership challenges with pre-eminent executives and subject matter experts. Its Advisory Board sets the agenda for all of the events hosted each year, selecting top-tier speakers and thought leaders to examine the most important industry topics including those related to technology, engineering, disruption, strategy and innovation.