Bindhu Alvar is the Chief Information Officer for Wealth Management in BMO Financial Group. In this role, Bindhu leads a high-performing team that covers products and services offered to customers across US and Canada in Wealth Management including self-directed, Global Asset Management and Insurance. Bindhu has been driving excellent Customer, Advisor and Business value fueled by innovation, automation and agility.

With over 20 years of leadership experience in Business-Tech strategy, Digital alignment, Delivery and Building high performing diverse teams, Bindhu has a track record for being a transformational change agent and a trusted advisor. She is active about her involvement in providing an inclusive environment for everyone to work and live in. She is involved in key D&I initiatives - envisioning, promoting, mentoring, coaching and leading programs to further this goal.

Bindhu Alvar Thiruvenkadathan
CIO, Wealth Management