Among other topics, Mike discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
Mike Keller’s Biography
Mike Keller is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nationwide, a $43 billion insurance and financial services company. He is responsible for the prioritization and delivery of Nationwide’s strategic business transformation program, technology strategy, and IT capabilities.
Prior to joining Nationwide in 2001, Mike was Chief Technology Officer for Corporate Infrastructure at Bank One and held leadership roles at IBM in a number of areas including global services and industry solutions.
Mike is on the Board of Directors for Columbus 2020, a public-private partnership designed to position Central Ohio as one of the nation’s leaders in economic development. He is Chairman of the Board for the Columbus Collaboratory, whose initiatives focus on delivering business value through advanced analytics and cyber security solutions. Mike also serves on the IBM Board of Advisors and McKinsey’s Global Insurance COO Roundtable.
Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan.
I recently caught up with Mike in his office in Columbus, OH. Our conversation covered World Class IT Principle One, People, as Mike discussed how he recruits, develops, and transitions talent in an evolving organization; Principle Four, IT &-Business Partnerships, as Mike discussed his team’s role in Nationwide’s ongoing transformation; and Principle Five, External Partnerships, as Mike described Nationwide’s relationship with its three global service providers. We also covered Mike’s long tenure as CIO of Nationwide and a variety of other topics.