Consumer Financial Services, Institutional Banking, Payments, eCommerce, Enterprise Tech (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), Strategy, Innovation and Partnerships, Technology Advisory, Software Product Development, UX, Engineering, Design-Thinking, Enterprise Transformation/Change Management
As Head of the Innovation Network, Beth partners with Citi’s Consumer and Institutional innovation labs to promote the ideas and innovations generated in the labs, adopt lean start-up best practices, share learning, and maximize opportunities for co-creation. In addition, the Innovation Network identifies, explores and sometimes tests advanced technology applicable to the global enterprise and Citi customers.
Prior to joining Citi Ventures, Beth was a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal and provided technology advisory and management consulting services to financial services, healthcare and technology companies. In her career Beth has held Chief Technology Officer, CIO and tech leadership positions at Silicon Valley Bank, Charles Schwab, Blackhawk Network, Art.com, and Turner Broadcasting. She also has startup experience as a member of the founding team at Manilla.com, where she set up and managed the San Francisco office, and led the product, design, engineering, and customer service teams.
Beth started her career as a software developer, systems analyst and DBA. She received her BS in Computer Science from San Francisco State University and was an International Women’s Forum (IWF) Leadership fellow. She is passionate about increasing the number of women in STEM careers and regularly mentors women taking charge of their career journey. Beth and her husband have four grown children between them. When not working, Beth loves to travel, be outdoors, and practice yoga.