Dawn Yiannoullou

Managing Director, Deputy CIO

Information Technology

Americas

Years in the industry: 14 years
Area of focus: Transformation projects within Technology, Process Improvement, Digitalization and Automation, streamlining and creating efficiencies within IT, IT Finance and Governance 
School: University of Florida

What do you do at Mizuho?
I focus on improving technology to run more efficiently and effectively. I also work with the team to improve processes and optimize how we work every day through automation and innovative solutions. 

What surprised you about Mizuho?
I was most surprised by how much we’re able to accomplish within the time frames and resource constraints all businesses face.

What are Mizuho's culture and people like?
Mizuho's culture is a blend of feeling like a small firm while scaling and growing quickly. Through all of the change and growth, Mizuho has kept its sense of familiarity and togetherness, which is something I truly value. 

What’s the first thing you read every day?
My work email.

How is Mizuho different from other places you've worked?
Mizuho allows you to work on projects in all different areas. It also takes care of employees through upward movement or other benefits, such as learning and development opportunities.

What’s something you’ve learned from another culture?
I learn from all cultures. We have to understand how cultures impact everyone's thought process, actions and decisions.
 

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