Navy Federal Names Chief Technology Officer
VIENNA, Va. (June 10, 2020) – Today Navy Federal Credit Union announced that Sovan Shatpathy has been selected to serve as the credit union’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He will lead the Information Services Department in further improving Navy Federal’s digital member and employee experiences. Shatpathy has more than 20 years of technology management experience working for Fortune 500 corporations across diverse industries. His most recent role was serving as the CTO for Amtrak.
“Our ISD teams are behind nearly all of the technology our members and employees use,” said Tony Gallardy, Chief Information Officer for Navy Federal. “Sovan’s experience will lend a fresh perspective to the credit union and help us continue to build on the service we’re known for.”
Shatpathy will be responsible for Navy Federal’s technology strategy, architecture, enterprise data, integration and software engineering services. Prior to serving as CTO for Amtrak, Shatpathy spent nearly a decade at Cisco serving in various executive leadership roles which spanned across Cisco Services, Cisco IT and consumer business units.
“I feel very connected to Navy Federal’s mission,” said Shatpathy. “It’s fulfilling to know our work positively impacts servicemembers, veterans and their families.”
Shatpathy has an established track record for transforming technology organizations, processes and systems to align with strategic business objectives and maximize value of investments. He is joining the Navy Federal team recognized as a Computerworld 2019 Best Place to Work in IT for a fifth consecutive year.
Contact: Brandi Gomez
Phone: (850) 760-9343
About Navy Federal Credit Union: Established in 1933 with only 7 members, Navy Federal now has the distinct honor of serving over 8 million members globally and is the world’s largest credit union. As a member-owned and not-for-profit organization, Navy Federal always puts the financial needs of its members first. Membership is open to all Department of Defense and Coast Guard Active Duty, veterans, civilian and contractor personnel, and their families. Dedicated to its mission of service, Navy Federal employs a workforce of over 18,000 and has a global network of 336 branches.