Damodaram Bashyam

Damodaram Bashyam, Executive Vice President and Chief Information And Digital Officer

Mr. Bashyam, a senior information technology executive with more than 23 years of experience, joined Columbia Bank in 2019 as Executive Vice President, Chief Information and Digital Officer responsible for leading the bank’s efforts to further enhance its technology and digital banking strategies.

Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Mr. Bashyam served as a Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer at JP Morgan Chase for their Consumer Banking business and previously held leadership positions with Verizon.

Mr. Bashyam earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering, an MS degree from Stevens Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Bashyam serves on the Board of Directors at Goodwill Industries of New York and Northern New Jersey.