AMERICAN FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY AWARDS: Best CIO: Catherine Bessant, Bank of America

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Catherine Bessant

Since taking on the role of global technology and operations (GT&O) executive at Bank of America (BoA) two years ago, Catherine Bessant has marshaled her global staff to support 110,000 employees and contractors across 35 countries. Bessant’s portfolio includes the technology requirements for the firm’s investment banking business as well as its retail and mobile banking businesses. The 30-year BoA veteran brings a wealth of diverse experience to her organization by holding pr