Manesh Prabhu

Manesh Prabhu, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Manesh Prabhu was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Columbia Bank in October 2022.  In this role, Mr. Prabhu is responsible for Columbia Bank’s information systems and digital banking.  Mr. Prabhu has over 20 years of experience at leading institutions including People’s United Bank N.A. Most recently, he held the title of Chief Technology Officer where he led the IT strategy and technology transformation for People’s United. Through his nearly 20-year tenure and senior leadership roles at People’s United, Mr. Prabhu led enterprise architecture, data architecture, IT governance, business intelligence, marketing analytics, and data quality with a heavy focus on digital transformation.  Mr. Prabhu holds an MBA from Thiagarajar School of Management (TSM) – Madurai Kamaraj University in India and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT) - Mahatma Gandhi University in India.