Michael Crawford

Michael Crawford

VP, Digital Team, Fifth Third Bancorp

Mike Crawford serves as Vice President and Senior Manager in Fifth Third Bancorp’s Digital Team where he leads the development of new, valued experiences for its Millennial consumers. The first of which is Fifth Third Momentum, a brand new app that helps customers pay down student loans 5 years faster (on average).

He joined Fifth Third in 2011 and through September 2016 led building of the customer and competitive intelligence function, process and deliverables within the Corporate Strategy Group. He uncovered key consumer trends and competitive actions that impacted the company’s strategic direction and synthesized that information into actionable insights and opportunities that resulted in new products and programs for Fifth Third. Notably, he focused on researching and designing new experiences for Millennials and Homebuyers.

Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Mike worked at Raytheon, creating the strategy for and leading a global sales team tasked with commercializing a new homeland security analytics product. Prior to that role, he also acted in a sales management and strategy role for an $800M revenue product line in Raytheon’s Intelligence and Information Systems business. Mike also has had several consulting or contract positions providing innovation, product and portfolio management and/or marketing support to leading Fortune 500 companies. Mike earned his M.B.A. in International Business with a concentration in Applied Economics from DePaul University and has a B.S. in Marketing from Clemson University.

Mike serves as a mentor to start-ups at Ocean Accelerator (http://www.oceanaccelerator.com) and with his wife, volunteers as a Wish Granter for Make A Wish Foundation.