This is one in a series of interviews with financial services CIOs conducted in collaboration with CIO Straight Talk magazine. Read an article on David Thompson, along with articles by other technology executives, at www.straighttalkonline.com.
Among other topics, David discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
David Thompson’s Biography
David is the Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Technology and the Chief Information Officer at The Western Union Company, a $5.5 billion revenue financial services and communications company that provides transactions services around the world. In his role, David oversees Western Union’s IT infrastructure that supports the company’s payment products and services in over 200 countries and territories. David is also the Independent Director of CoreSite, a leading data center provider. Prior to joining Western Union, David served as CIO in several companies, including Symantec Corporation, Oracle, and PeopleSoft, in addition to other roles.
David studied Computer Science at American University and Management and Operations at Marymount University.