As Chief Data Officer for Zions Bancorporation, Brandon Thomas is responsible for the development of a unified Big Data and analytics strategy, creation of a data governance framework, enterprise-wide business intelligence team, and data repository. Mr. Thomas also serves as the Director of Enterprise Information Management and is continuing to build a data-informed culture through the expanded use of Big Data and an open access data model. Previously, he was Director of Financial Operations and Systems at Zions Bancorporation as well as Manager, Corporate FP&A. Prior to Zions, he held positions at Barclays Global Investors and Investors Bank & Trust. Mr. Thomas received his MBA from Brigham Young University and BS in Finance from the University of Utah.