Industry Veteran Brings Decades of Business Strategy Experience
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - -Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced the appointment of Vas Kodali to the role of senior vice president to lead Technology Industry Partnership Development. In this role, Kodali will be responsible for driving relationships with IT industry leaders, universities, venture capitalists, private equity firms, and portfolio companies. His work to expand these relationships will help drive innovation, business development and future technology solutions for Wells Fargo.
Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Kodali held several senior executive positions in strategy, innovation, and risk at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, primarily working in the Global Banking and Markets lines of businesses. He most recently led a strategic initiative to drive top-line growth, productivity, and capital optimization across the FICC sales and trading businesses. Previously, he was a partner at A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm. He started his career at IBM designing expert systems.
“Technology partnerships are a critical part of our strategy,” said Martin Davis, executive vice president and head of Enterprise Technology Services, Technology and Operations, Wells Fargo. “We are fortunate to add Vas with his expertise and experience to further foster industry relationships for the company.”
Kodali earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from UCLA.