Manav Misra

Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Regions Financial

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlanta

Stream: FinTech

Manav Misra is the Chief Data and Analytics Officer for Regions Bank and serves on the company’s executive leadership team. Regions is a regional bank that operates throughout the South, idwest and Texas and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Manav is responsible for overseeing the company’s data strategy and enterprise data governance and leveraging data and analytics to improve the customer experience, enhance risk management and drive revenue growth across the businesses.

Prior to joining Regions in late 2018, Manav was the Chief Data Science Officer for CenturyLink from 2014 to 2018, leading a geographically distributed team focused on solving big data problems for customers using machine learning/AI and statistical techniques. He also was Chief Knowledge Officer/Chief Science Officer for Cognilytics, Inc., a company he co-founded, from 2009 to 2014 before CenturyLink acquired it. He was Chief Operating Officer for XProtean, Inc. from 2007 to 2009 and was the co-founder and VP of strategy for StorePerform Technologies (now part of JDA Corporation) from 2002 to 2007. He served as senior director of business intelligence and strategy for from 1999 to 2002 and began his career as an assistant professor of computer science from 1992 to 1999 at the Colorado School of Mines.

Manav earned his PhD in computer engineering from the University of Southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.