Real estate giant CBRE Group has named Chandra Dhandapani as the company’s chief digital and technology officer. Dhandapani, a longtime technology executive at Capital One Financial Corporation, will be the company’s most senior technology leader, with responsibility for all aspects of the company’s technology and digital enablement activities, including those serving clients and CBRE professionals.
Chris Kirk, CBRE’s Chief Administrative Officer, said: “She has a proven record of developing and executing enterprise-level digital strategies that support business objectives, improve client outcomes and drive growth. We are looking forward to her contributions to CBRE.”
Dhandapani has been a senior technology executive at Capital One Financial for 17 years. Most recently, she served as digital transformation leader and chief information officer of the bank’s Financial Services division, comprised of Capital One’s Auto Finance, Mortgage, Home Equity and Home Loans Servicing businesses. In this capacity, she implemented industry-leading technology solutions that provided desktop, online and mobile capabilities to customers and internal staff.
Dhandapani earned a BS in mathematics and an MBA in marketing and finance, from IRMA in India, and an MBA in information systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. She will join CBRE in mid-July and will be based in the firm’s Dallas office.