J. Pete Kelso joined Aflac in October 2012 as managing director; chief investments technology officer, in Aflac’s Global Investment division. In this position, Pete is primarily responsible for strategy, implementation, and oversight of all aspects of information technology related to Aflac’s Investment division globally.
Prior to coming to Aflac, he served as managing director; head of Application Services for Asset Management, Securities Lending, Funding, Listed Derivatives, CMBS, RMBS, Loans, Money Markets, and Foreign Exchange in Deutsche Bank Group’s Global Technology organization. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Pete held progressively responsible roles at Merrill Lynch Investment Management, Bankers Trust Asset Management division, and Northern Telecom.
He received a bachelor’s degree in general engineering from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance and statistics from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.