Santhosh Keshavan

EVP, CIO at Voya Financial

Santhosh Keshavan is executive vice president (EVP) and chief information officer (CIO) for Voya Financial, Inc., which helps Americans plan, invest and protect their savings — to get ready to retire better.

In this role, Keshavan is responsible for the firm’s technology systems, data and digital organization, information security and infrastructure. He also serves on Voya’s Executive Committee.

Keshavan has more than 25 years of public and private sector experience as a transformation leader, including expertise in financial services, technology and operations. He has extensive experience in complex program management, including acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Voya, Keshavan held the position of EVP and CIO for Regions Bank based in Birmingham, Alabama, from 2010 to 2017. In this role, he managed core systems, enterprise and corporate systems, and enterprise data services. Previously, Keshavan served as vice president for the pricing and cash management division at Fidelity Investments. Prior to that, he held various positions at SunGard Data Systems (now FIS), eventually being named managing director, International Operations, with a focus on the retirement services industry.

Keshavan has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from India and a master’s of business administration from University of Alabama at Birmingham with a major in information systems. He serves on the board of Connecticut Financial Services and Insurance Markets, as well as VFI SLK Global Services Pvt. Ltd. — a joint venture between Voya and SLK Group.

Serving the financial needs of approximately 14.8 million individual customers, workplace participants and institutions in the United States, Voya is a Fortune 500 company that had $7.6 billion in revenue in 2020. The company had $700 billion in total assets under management and administration as of Dec. 31, 2020.


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