Magazine : Archives : 3rd Quarter 2016

Betting on Tech

When Greg Carmichael walks into a room at Fifth Third Bancorp’s Cincinnati headquarters dressed in a blue suit with white shirt and tie, he looks like a banker rather than an IT guy. He is both, actually. Carmichael has worked for Fifth Third for 13 years, rotating through a series of high level positions at the bank. But he’s a technology guy by education and by training, with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, having joined Fifth Third in 2003 as the bank’s chief information officer after holding similar positions at Emerson Electric and General Electric. The move to make...