Alex Carriles

Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President of Simmons Bank

Alejandro Carriles is the Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President of Simmons Bank since 2019.  Simmons Bank, with $25B in assets, was named to Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks” in 2021 and in 2022 was named to Forbes list of “World’s Best Banks” for the third consecutive year. In this role, his responsibilities include direct oversight of Simmons’ digital banking strategy, customer experience through digital channels and customer acquisition through digital sales tools.

Mr. Carriles has led the very successful launch of the bank’s new Mobile and Online banking platforms, a new Digital Account Origination platform and led the development of enhanced digital functionality and controls built by in-house development teams. He is a passionate advocate for delivering an extraordinary user experience thru digital technology and frequently speaks about this topic at domestic and international banking conferences. Prior to assuming responsibility for Simmons’ digital bank, he served in several roles at BBVA Compass for 13 years, including director of Digital Channels, User Experience, and head of mobile strategy and retail innovation.

Carriles has more than 25 years of experience in technology and digital services and has led several industry-leading projects that have been first to market.

Alex Carriles

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