Avid Modjtabai is responsible for Wells Fargo’s Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation (PVSI) group, and leads approximately 35,000 team members.
A 24-year veteran of Wells Fargo, Modjtabai has served in a number of senior leadership roles. Prior to leading PVSI, she was the head of the consumer lending group and enterprise-wide operations.
Previously, Modjtabai served as head of Technology and Operations and chief information officer. As CIO she was responsible for all core technology functions across the company including computing, data centers, connectivity and voice and data networks, end-user services, enterprise architecture, application development, information security, and technology governance.
Modjtabai has been named as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Banking” by American Banker.
As an active member of the community, she serves on the board of trustees for The Marine Mammal Center and on the board of directors for Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University and a MBA in finance from Columbia University.