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Ann Yeung

Ann Yeung

Northwestern Mutual

Ann Yeung is Vice President of Engineering, Investment Product Services & CTO of Career Distribution at Northwestern Mutual, where she currently heads software engineering teams in imagining and building the next generation digital solutions to enable 20,000+ financial advisors; helping create financial security for Americans. Ann is a senior technology executive and business strategist with 17+ years of experience in various industries. She is adept in implementing solutions aligned with technology and business growth strategies enabling digital and mobile presence at scale. She joined Northwestern Mutual in 2019.

Ann’s intensive technology career includes elevating software engineering culture, team motivation, change management, mentoring, leadership collaboration, facilitating business performance and results in distribution, tech services, financial services, fintech, and insurance industries. She held many different roles from production support associate, software engineer, technology consultant, solution architect, technology executive and everywhere in between. She was named to Crain’s 40 under 40, InvestmentNews’ 40 under 40, and Crain’s Tech 50 lists in 2018. She received the ApplaudHer Senior Leadership Award in 2017 from Women Who Code and was recently profiled on Crain’s Chicago Business.

Ann holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is also Director of Women Who Code Chicago Network and has passion for advocating and elevating women technologist while leading the conversation on plugging the leaky pipeline for girls in STEM. Ann is relocating from Chicago’s West Loop to downtown Milwaukee with her husband, daughter, and furbaby.

Ann Yeung