Equifax has named Bryson Koehler to serve as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mr. Koehler previously served as CTO at IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, will be responsible for leading Equifax’s global information technology strategy and development.

Mr. Koehler will also work closely with the company’s product, data, and analytics teams to drive technology and speed into product and data insights delivery to customers and partners, said the company in a statement.

Prior to his role at IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, Mr. Koehler was chief technology and information officer at the Weather Channel Companies, before it was acquired in 2015 by IBM.

Mr. Koehler will be based in Atlanta and report to the CEO. He holds bachelor’s degrees in political science and communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. .

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