Beth Devin

Head of Innovation Network & Emerging Technology, Citi Ventures
354 - FinTech: Disruption, Competition and Co-opetition: The Innovation Imperative

As Head of the Innovation Network, Beth Devin oversees Citi Ventures' emerging technology practice. In collaboration with internal and external partners, her team stays abreast of frontier technologies and dives deep to understand and experiment with tech that intersects with Citi's business. Previously, Ms. Devin was a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal and provided technology advisory and management consulting services to financial services, healthcare and technology companies. Throughout her career, Ms. Devin has held Chief Technology Officer, CIO, and tech leadership positions at Silicon Valley Bank, Charles Schwab, Blackhawk Network,, and Turner Broadcasting. She was also a part of the founding team at, where she set up and managed the San Francisco office, and led the startup's product, design, engineering, and customer service teams.

Ms. Devin started her career as a software developer, systems analyst, and DBA. She received her BS in Computer Science from San Francisco State University and was an International Women's Forum (IWF) Leadership fellow. She is passionate about increasing the number of women in STEM careers and regularly mentors women taking charge of their career journey. She is an active member of the IWF and serves on their non-profit Legacy Foundation board.