• Chief Technology & Information Officer

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Executive/Senior Management
  • Overview

    Hanmi Bank is seeking a Chief Technology & Information Officer for our corporate headquarters located in Los Angeles, CA.


    The Chief Technology & Information Officer will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will be a member of the Company’s Senior Management Team. The position will be the lead innovator, operator, and guardian of all company technology-based services and will play a key role in developing and executing the Company’s business and technology strategies.



    • Advise Executive Management on opportunities and risks associated with technology
    • Act as a trusted advisor by building and maintaining relationships with business unit leaders
    • Execute a data-centric strategy and drive digital transformation for Company’s operations, products, sales and marketing
    • Create the mission and vision of the IT organization, lead the development of the IT strategy and roadmap ensuring integration with the Company’s strategic planning process
    • Provide assessment and direction on emerging technologies to ensure Company’s IT capabilities respond to the digital business strategy; monitor and analyze technology and trends that could improve the company’s products and performance
    • Develop and control annual budget for technology & data processing to ensure it is consistent with overall strategic objectives
    • Develop, interpret and enforce banking regulations and Company policies across all technical and data processing activities
    • Direct IT sourcing, provide executive oversight for strategic vendor and partner relationship management, and negotiate contracts with technology vendors and service providers
    • Responsible for cybersecurity oversight and incidence response plan
    • Maintain a viable Technology Business Recovery and Disaster Plan
    • Provides leadership, coaching and direction to the IT leadership team and staff



    • Bachelor degree in Technology, Business Management or Engineering. MS/MBA (preferred)
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience with a banking or financial services company
    • 5 plus years senior management experience
    • Ability to convert business strategy to technology execution
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent organization and decision-making skills
    • High ethical standards, including maintaining confidentiality
    • Experience managing data centers, business continuity, cybersecurity and other technology infrastructures
    • Experience in developing and managing technology budgets
    • Experience interacting directly with Regulators in areas of technology compliance
    • Experience managing technology vendors
    • Awareness of industry trends in technology and development management; cloud computing, data management; artificial intelligence

    We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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