March 18-20, 2019

Winning with Digital



Karl Gouverneur

Karl Gouverneur

  • Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
  • Northwestern Mutual

Karl Gouverneur (pronounced “Governor”) is vice president and chief technology officer for Northwestern Mutual, and head of the company’s enterprise technology management department. In this role, Gouverneur oversees a team that sets the company’s technology direction, leads digital innovation and technology governance, delivers a reliable technology environment and leads company digital transformation efforts.

Gouverneur focuses on providing technology that leads to efficiency and flexibility for business processes to enrich the experience of the company’s clients, financial advisors and employees. In addition to his other responsibilities, Gouverneur leads an award-winning digital innovation program which evaluates digital-based ideas driving 10x value to the company.
Gouverneur is currently a member of the CIO Research Board and the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA). In the Milwaukee community, Gouverneur is an active member of the Discovery World Board. Finally, he is an advisor to the Northwestern Mutual Hispanic Employee Resource Group.