Women in Tech | episode 518

BECU Credit Union Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Fumbi Chima

Fumbi Chima is the executive vice president and chief information officer of BECU credit union, a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative serving more than 1 million members. In this role, Fumbi is responsible for leading the organization’s technology strategy, information security, and IT operations. Fumbi is also a prominent board member, as she serves on the corporate boards of Africa Prudential, the AZEC Company, and Work & Co, among other board roles. Prior to joining BECU, Fumbi was the chief information officer at Adidas, Fox Networks Group, and Burberry. January 06, 2021

518: BECU credit union executive vice president and chief information officer Fumbi Chima discusses

  • Her career path as a woman of color
  • The legacy she wants to leave
  • The value Fumbi gained growing up and living in many continents of the world
  • How Fumbi brings her whole self to each role she has taken on 
  • Why organizations have no choice but to change following the pandemic
  • Why companies need technologists on their boards if they are going to survive over the next five to ten years
  • A bit about the technologist’s role on boards
  • How being on a board helps Fumbi in her day job

Among a variety of other topics.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

From strategy to implementation

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