Christopher Kay is Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at Humana.
In this role, he works closely with internal business leaders, as well as outside partners, to design, test, and operationalize game-changing innovations. He is a member of the Management Team, which sets the strategic direction for the company.
Chris is a keen innovator with a passion for creating new businesses in large global organizations and for launching products and services that enhance the consumer experience. He most recently served as Managing Director and CEO of Citi Ventures, Citigroup‚ and global corporate venturing arm.
At Citi Ventures, he pioneered efforts to simplify and improve the banking experience for Citi‚ millions of customers through use of digital, mobile, data, and other customer-centric solutions. Chris and his team also invested in and worked closely with a portfolio of companies to accelerate time-to-market of new capabilities at Citi.
Prior to joining Citi in 2007, Chris held several leadership positions at Target over a 12-year period, ranging from leader of large merchandising departments to store operations and property development.
Chris holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in French and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Actors Theatre of Louisville.
Chris and his wife, Julie are parents to five children, two dogs and two cats and reside in Louisville.