Firefly Credit Union® Hires Chief Technology Officer
Friday, August 2, 2019
Firefly Credit Union - BURNVILLE, Minn. (August 2, 2019) Firefly Credit Union is proud to welcome Rajan Odayar to the position of Chief Technology Officer, as a member of Firefly’s Executive leadership team.
Rajan is a digital business transformation leader with experience in bringing business strategy and technology together to accomplish core business objectives for global organizations. Rajan has an extensive background in leading technology organizations through transformation and change, including executing on business strategy, process, technology, and product/service delivery. He has held leadership roles at organizations such as ProQuest, Worldpay, LexisNexis, Siebel, and Oracle, as well as Management Consultant roles at Procter & Gamble and Kellogg.
Rajan holds a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and a Bachelor of Engineering from T.N.A.U, India. He is also an alumnus of Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford - Said Business School. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and has executive management certifications from Columbia Business School, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Babson College, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard Law School, and MIT Sloan School of Management.
As an experienced leader, Rajan’s knowledge of digital and mobile platforms, application development, digital architecture, security, and cloud infrastructure operations will help Firefly deliver innovative solutions to its members and staff alike.
In addition to Rajan’s impressive technology background, his passion for career guidance has inspired him to serve as a career guidance counselor at different colleges, universities, and high schools all over the world. He also serves the community through various volunteering activities, including helping at several orphanage homes and homeless shelters across the globe.