Kathleen Kay

SVP & Chief Information Officer at Principal

As chief information officer, Kay will have responsibility for the global technology and digital strategies for Principal and report to Houston.

Prior to Principal, Kay led PG&E’s information technology (IT) business, including its mission-critical systems and the development of the company’s technology strategy, infrastructure, and architecture. She also held several IT leadership positions with General Motors, Comerica, and SunTrust.

Kay earned her Master of Science in Engineering Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Wayne State University. Kay will be based out of the Principal headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.



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