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Michael Keller

Mike Keller is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer and has held that role since joining Nationwide in 2001. He is responsible for the company’s technology strategy and IT capabilities, where he most recently transformed the organization through the implementation of a leading-edge IT delivery model, along with lean management and agile practices. He is also responsible for the prioritization and delivery of strategic business transformation programs that support Nationwide’s goal of helping individuals and businesses grow and protect their financial well-being.

Mike was previously Chief Technology Officer for Corporate Infrastructure at Bank One Corporation. Prior to that, he was an executive in the consulting and systems integration practice with IBM Global Services and served in a variety of leadership roles in IBM’s sales, industry solutions and services businesses.

Mike is on the Board of Directors for Columbus 2020, a public-private partnership designed to leverage research companies, academic institutions and diverse industries to position Central Ohio as one of the nation’s leaders in economic development. He is Chairman of the Board for the Columbus Collaboratory, a rapid innovation and insights partnership that focuses on delivering business value through advanced analytics and cyber security solutions. Mike is a member of the IBM Board of Advisors and McKinsey's Global Insurance COO Roundtable. 

Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with highest distinction honors from the University of Michigan.

About Nationwide

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance.

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