Alejandro Carriles

Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Simmons Bank
Alejandro Carriles
Alejandro Carriles is the Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President of Simmons Bank. In this role, his responsibilities include direct oversight of Simmons’ digital banking strategy, customer experience through digital channels and customer acquisition through digital tools.

In his new role at Simmons Bank, he has led the very successful launch of the bank’s new Mobile and Online banking platforms.

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 industry-leading projects, such as Stand-Alone Enrollment for Mobile Banking, Virtual Banker, and the patent pending Easy Payments and Transfers solution. His teams' efforts have earned numerous accolades, including the Innovation in Banking Technology Award from Financial Times' The Banker Magazine in 2009 and recognition from Javelin Research as a Mobile Banking Leader for 6 years in a row. Carriles was included in Bank Innovation's 2013 Innovators to Watch.