Kip Haas, the chief information officer (CIO) at CU Direct, leads CU Direct’s technology vision and oversees Engineering, Software Development, and Enterprise Risk and Security.
He has over 30 years’ experience in the field of information technology and has a diverse background in the financial, automotive, technology, and insurance industries as well as comprehensive experience in consulting.
Prior to joining CU Direct in 2004, Haas was a VP and CIO at First American Title where he invented the first ever digital title policy and created the industry’s first real-time home equity underwriting system. Prior to First American, Haas was a consulting manager at Grant Thornton providing technology solutions to Fortune 500 companies. He spent the first seven years of his professional life in various technology and financial roles at:
- Teledyne Inc
- General Dynamics
Haas holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.