Meet Bank Systems & Technology's 2011 Elite 8 Honorees
Michael Harte, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Group Executive, Enterprise Services, and CIO
Years With Bank: 5
Years In Current Position: 2
Size of Technology Team: 8,000 employees
Education: Master of Science in Systems, with distinction, from New York University.
Previous Positions: CIO, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA); EVP and CIO, PNC Global Investment Servicing; and VP of Information Systems, Citibank.
Favorite Activities: Travel, architecture, art, gardening. "Any time I travel," says Harte, "I try to incorporate a side adventure — to see some new architecture, visit an art gallery or find a tranquil place."