Among other topics, Jean-Michel Ares discusses the following with Metis Strategy:
Jean-Michel Ares’s Biography:
Jean-Michel is the Chief Technology and Operations Officer for BMO Financial Group, Canada’s fourth largest financial institution. At BMO Jean-Michel holds accountability for a diverse array of functions such as Corporate Real Estate, Product Operations, and Strategic Sourcing within Technology and Operations, a topic we cover in some depth in this interview. Among other responsibilities, Jean-Michel leads over 7,000 individuals within Technology and Operations to partner with business leaders and use technology as a mechanism to achieve the corporation’s growth targets.
Prior to his tenure at BMO, Jean-Michel served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Coca-Cola Company, and as the Vice President and CIO of GE Power Systems.
Jean-Michel graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering as well as an MBA, all from McGill University in Montreal.