Kevin Northrup

Senior Director, Analytics & AI Strategy & Planning

CIBC

Kevin Northrup is CIBC’s Senior Director, Analytics & AI Strategy & Planning and a cognitive digitization and innovation expert with over 30 years of experience. A respected visionary, strategist and tactician with a consistent record of delivering excellent results in operational performance and profitability, Kevin and his team promote the adoption of analytics and AI across the organization. He oversees strategy, behavioral analytics, use case delivery, talent development, and internal and external partnerships. Before joining CIBC, Kevin worked at IBM as the GBS Global Leader in Cognitive Digitization, where he led the design and delivery of cognitive digitization solutions for IBM global. One of his key projects was developing the IBM Business Automation Content Analyzer that delivered the ability to read, classify, and semantically normalize scanned and digital documents with a humanistic approach. Kevin has multiple cognitive technical patents and spends his spare time doing various forms of martial arts, cycling and home renovations.