Bryson R. Koehler joined the Board in January 2019 and has served on the Technology and Data Committee since joining and as a member of our Audit Committee since May 2022.
Mr. Koehler has served as Chief Technology Officer at Equifax since June 2018, where he is responsible for leading Equifax’s global information technology strategy and development.
From November 2016 to June 2018, Mr. Koehler was Chief Technology Officer for the IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, the division that encompasses the cognitive and AI computing capabilities of Watson machine learning. From July 2012 to November 2016, he was Chief Technology and Information Officer at The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) before it was acquired in 2016 by IBM. Prior to joining TWCC, Mr. Koehler served as Senior Vice President of Global Revenue and Guest Technology at the Intercontinental Hotels Group from January 2002 to December 2011.
Mr. Koehler brings to the Board his exceptional experience in cloud computing, data analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), technology architecture development and specialized applications. His proficiency in driving technology and data change at large publicly traded companies and his expertise in overseeing the strategic vision, development, technical operations, financial planning, and execution of technology initiatives, paired with his experience leading global product development and technology teams, led the Board to consider him well-qualified to serve as a director of the Company.