Joseph M. Hayes
BRM Institute Executive Council member
Joe Hayes is Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Prudential’s Group Insurance business, where he is responsible for the technology strategy and solutions supporting that business which provides life, disability, and voluntary insurance to approximately 20 million American workers and military veterans. Prior to this role Joe served as Vice President of Information Technology for Prudential’s Annuities business, where he led technology implementations for many strategic initiatives since 1997 including legacy systems conversions, Prudential’s demutualization, two acquisitions, and development of the algorithmic design and technology capacity to support record volumes of new business and transactional volume for Prudential’s Highest Daily product. Prior to joining Prudential in 1997, Joe served as Assistant Vice President of Mutual Fund Systems for Merrill Lynch, where he worked for 11 years. He is a graduate of Merrill Lynch’s Corporate Systems Management Program. Joe holds a bachelors degree in Economics from Rutgers University and a MBA in Finance from Rider University.