Columbus, Ohio-based insurer, Nationwide, announced that Chief Information Officer Michael Keller will retire from his role later this year. Keller has been the CIO for Nationwide since 2001.
The company anticipates it will name Keller’s successor sometime in the second half of 2018. Keller will stay until the transition to his successor is complete.
Keller has served 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 a member of the board for the Columbus Collaboratory, a rapid innovation and insights partnership that focuses on delivering business value through advanced analytics and cybersecurity solutions. He is also a member of the IBM Board of Advisors and McKinsey’s Global Insurance COO Roundtable.
Prior to joining Nationwide, he served as chief technology officer at JPMorgan Chase (formerly Bank One), and several executive positions at IBM.