As Chief Data & Technology Officer, Todd James paves the way for the continued growth of 84.51°, building on its rich data, science, and technology capabilities.
A driver of digital transformation, Todd spent 15 years at Fidelity Investments where he held a variety of key strategic leadership roles. An innovative leader, he built the global data and analytics organization for Fidelity’s Workplace Investing and Health Care business units. He also led efforts to modernize servicing and operations through applied artificial intelligence, automation and directed Fidelity’s Cross-Enterprise AI Center of Excellence (COE).
Prior to Fidelity, Todd led a strategy consulting practice at Deloitte, directing strategic engagements with global Fortune 500 and government clients. As a director at Resource Consultants, Inc. he built and led a technology services business unit while also overseeing corporate IT. Prior to his business career, Todd was an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard where he held leadership roles in IT, information security, and shipboard operations.
Aside from a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Todd also earned an MBA from The College of William and Mary, and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois. He is an editorial board member for CDO Magazine.