Martin Davis

by Edward Cates
Martin Davis
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Southern Company

Martin Davis is Executive Vice President of Southern Company Services and Chief Information Officer of Southern Company, one of America’s most respected companies and a leading producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity. In this role, he leads more than 1,500 experts in information technology strategy development, operations and delivery across 120,000 square miles, supporting Southern Company’s nine subsidiaries, including Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power.


Prior to Southern Company, Davis most recently served as head of Enterprise Information Technology, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Wells Fargo. He was instrumental in the financial institution’s integration of Wachovia, leading the largest technology integration in the history of U.S. financial services.


Davis formerly served on the Board of Trustees at Winston-Salem State University. He currently serves on the American Heart Association’s Mid-Atlantic Region Board and on the South State Corporation Board of Directors. He has been recognized as one of the “50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology” by U.S. Black Engineers & Information Technology magazine.


Davis holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Winston-Salem State University.

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