Managing Director, Innovation Network & Emerging Technology @ Citi
Managing Director @ Alvarez & Marsal
Chief Information Officer @ Silicon Valley Bank
A game-changing technology executive with a track record of achieving exceptional results and setting a high bar for execution, effectiveness, and business outcomes. A pace setting and creative executive that builds and delivers innovative digital strategies, technology solutions, and customer experiences that fuel business growth. An inspirational and approachable leader, mentor and coach known for building highly
A game-changing technology executive with a track record of achieving exceptional results and setting a high bar for execution, effectiveness, and business outcomes. A pace setting and creative executive that builds and delivers innovative digital strategies, technology solutions, and customer experiences that fuel business growth. An inspirational and approachable leader, mentor and coach known for building highly engaged and productive teams. A hands-on contributor and colleague acknowledged for her intellectual agility, transparency, decisiveness, and ability to solve complex problems.
Experience in multiple industries and businesses, both small and large, including consumer internet, media and advertising, eCommerce/Retail, financial services, and payments.
Passionate about promoting and supporting women in business and technology. Avid hiker, yogi, and runner.
Specialties: Strategy & Planning, Communications, Execution, Product Management, Complex Program Management, Business Enablement, Turnaround Situations, Process Re-Engineering, Enterprise Cloud Computing, Building High Performance Teams, Organization Design, Employee and Leadership Development, Software Engineering, Agile methods, DevOps, Release Engineering, Infrastructure & Operations Management, Scale in High Growth Environments, Information Security, PCI, Financial Management, Cost Reduction, Financial Analysis, Offshore Sourcing, Vendor Management, Audit & Compliance
Managing Director @ In the CIO/CTO Strategy and Advisory practice, advising C-level executives in performance improvement strategies for Fortune 1000 IT organizations. Typical engagements include:
• Driving IT transformations
• Assessing organizational effectiveness
• Creating digital strategies & capabilities
• Building and leading PMO organizations
• Directing cost-take out projects
• Leading ERP programs
• Managing out-sourcing engagements
Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change. Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.
A&M is one of the fastest growing professional services firms in the world and is consistently recognized as one of the best places to work. From June 2015 to Present (7 months) San Francisco Bay AreaChief Information Officer @ Banking the world's most innovative companies and exclusive wineries, SVB's diverse financial services, knowledge, global network, and world class service increase our clients' probability of success. With $36 billion in assets and more than 1,800 employees, the bank provides commercial, international and private banking through locations worldwide. Forbes Magazine ranks SVB among America's Best Banks and Fortune considered SVB one of the best places to work. Responsible for the client-facing and internal bank technology team, systems and infrastructure. From May 2013 to April 2015 (2 years) EVP/Chief Technology Officer @ Hearst-funded start-up (shut down in July 2014) that helped consumers manage all of their personal accounts in one place, stay on top of bills, balances and due dates, and securely store bills and statements. Built and led Product, Engineering, Tech Ops and Customer Care teams as well as managed the SF office. From March 2010 to May 2013 (3 years 3 months) San Francisco Bay AreaChief Technology Officer @ Art.com, Inc. is the number one online retailer of posters, prints and framing services in the US and internationally. C-level exec responsible for all aspects of Art.com's technology, including strategy and planning, business partnerships and communication, leadership and management, project portfolio management & execution, engineering and support of eCommerce sites and back office systems, IT infrastructure and operations, and security/compliance. From March 2007 to February 2010 (3 years) Chief Technology Officer @ CTO for an emerging global payment processing and stored value card retail services business, wholly owned by Safeway (since spun off). Staffed the first engineering and ops team, defined the architecture and software stack, and built payment switch/reconciliation systems needed in preparation for eventual spin off from the parent company. From July 2005 to March 2007 (1 year 9 months) Executive Vice President/Division CIO @ Enterprise CIO for the Retail (including Schwab.com), Investment Advisor, and Banking divisions. Also managed the IT shared services organization providing development tool and platform support, centralized quality assurance, and release management services. From June 2002 to August 2004 (2 years 3 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSenior Vice President/Retail Technology @ Led the Retail applications development organization (250 strong) responsible for Schwab's branch, call center and CRM systems and technology. Retail serves 5.5 million investors through its electronic channels, 350-plus branches, and four nationwide call centers. From February 1999 to May 2002 (3 years 4 months) San Francisco Bay AreaVice President/Customer Technology @ Managed the Schwab corporate client, account management, and brokerage “security master” development organization and systems. Co-led the "one customer" business and technology strategy across business units and user interface channels. From March 1998 to February 1999 (1 year) San Francisco Bay AreaVice President @ Responsible for defining/building/implementing the first enterprise system to manage advertising pricing, sales and inventory; network scheduling and operations; and content library administration functions with the objective to increase ad revenues and generate network operating efficiencies. From March 1994 to October 1997 (3 years 8 months) Technology Manager, Project Manager, Systems Analyst, DBA @ From March 1984 to March 1994 (10 years 1 month) Software Developer @ From September 1981 to March 1984 (2 years 7 months)
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science @ San Francisco State University Beth Devin is skilled in: Strategy, Start-ups, E-commerce, Integration, Agile Methodologies, Product Management, Business Strategy, Software Development, Enterprise Software, IT Strategy, Management, Strategic Planning, Program Management, Leadership, Vendor Management
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