Wendy Harrington, Chief Data & AI Officer, TIAA
Wendy Harrington is Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer and Head of Enterprise Strategy and Data Solutions. In this role, she has responsibility for data management, platforms and data science and leads our technology strategy and program management office. She also serves as Head of Nuveen Labs, an independent team that provides innovative ways to enhance and grow our business and to give our global investment teams a competitive edge through the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics and Big Data.
Before joining the firm in 2019, Wendy worked at McKinsey & Company and Franklin Templeton along with start-up firms such as Figure Technologies, Inc. and Internet Capital Group. Her consultative, fintech and asset management proficiencies coupled with her entrepreneurial expertise building start-ups has influenced her critical strategic thinking and operational know-how.
Wendy holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s of business administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.