Debra Chrapaty, CTO, Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company, the US-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets, has named Debra Chrapaty as chief technology officer, making permanent a role she held on an interim basis since May.

Chrapaty will lead Wells Fargo’s technology transformation, accelerating all efforts to enhance the developer experience by cloud-enablement, full CI/CD automation and Agile way of working. In addition, Chrapaty will run platform services and enterprise architecture.

“Debra is a valuable member of the leadership team who is eager to listen to our developer community to enhance the developer experience,” said Saul Van Beurden, head of Technology at Wells Fargo.

Chrapaty joined Wells Fargo in 2018 as group chief information officer for core platform services. Previously, she held technology leadership positions at companies including Zynga, Microsoft, Cisco and E*TRADE. Chrapaty earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in economics from Temple University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.

by Megha Bhattacharya
Market Analyst at IBS Intelligence