Kristiane Koontz

As Director of Banking Transformation for Zions Bancorporation, Kristiane is responsible for driving strategic, technology-enabled business transformation initiatives for the bank including a multi-year core transformation, customer master data management solution and integration technologies, as well as strategy, organizational change management and communications for enterprise IT and Operations.

Prior to joining Zions, Kristiane was a Director in PwC’s Digital Banking practice where she helped banks and financial technology companies envision and execute complex business transformation projects. She led systems implementation and process re-engineering programs, merger / acquisition, international market entry, product development, cost restructuring, process improvement and regulatory-driven change programs for banks, payments, and financial technology companies.

She is passionate about building a diverse and inclusive workplace and is a member of the University of Utah’s College of Engineering Industry Advisory Board, and a Founder and Advisory Board Member of The CLUB – a Silicon Valley/Bay Area organization dedicated to advancing women in leadership. She is also co-chair of the Zions Bank Diversity Equity and Inclusion council.