Chief Technology & Operations Officer, BMO Financial Group
Steve Tennyson is Chief Technology & Operations Officer, BMO Financial Group. He was appointed on November 1, 2018.
Steve is responsible for leading T&O to drive innovation and partner with business leaders to use technology as a strategic lever in achieving aggressive growth targets and defining great customer experience.
Previously, Steve was the Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Technology for BMO Financial Group. He was accountable for all aspects of information technology for channel and core banking systems, providing technology relationship management and delivery.
Steve joined BMO from CIBC where he was Senior Vice-President, Retail Markets Technology, responsible for CIBC’s retail and wealth management applications and development groups globally, including applications for their personal banking, business banking and wealth management businesses.
Prior to CIBC, Steve was with TD Bank for 17 years, with his last role as Senior Vice-President & CIO, responsible for TD Bank’s application and development groups globally, including applications for retail, wealth, wholesale and bank-wide corporate applications.
Steve holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario, an MBA from the York Schulich School of Business and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute.