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Dalia Soliman-Powers

Dalia Soliman-Powers

Dalia Soliman-Powers
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Digital and Technology Enterprise Services
CBRE

Biography : Dalia Soliman-Powers, named by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the top Women Technology Executives in Dallas, joined CBRE Group Inc. in January of 2019 to head its enterprise services. She served most recently as chief information officer of enterprise technology solutions and general manager for the Dallas area at United States Automobile Association (USAA). At USAA she led marketing, digital and social, security and fraud, auto experience, content management and the contact center. Under her leadership, the teams used augmented reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cloud solutions and native mobile to deliver outcomes.

Prior to USAA, Soliman-Powers served as chief technology officer and chief information officer for Capital One Auto Finance’s consumer division responsible for loan originations technology, shared platforms and data infrastructure. She led her organization to migrate all applications to the public cloud, create a new platform for real-time reporting, use open source technologies and machine learning to revamp loan decisioning plus introduce new products into the market place. Under her leadership, her organization has made significant strides in advancing development operations, agile transformation, cloud governance, security and release management. She also led developing products from a customer-back perspective, using artificial intelligence and implementing industry best practices.

Soliman-Powers led the Dallas sites to be recognized as one of the best places to work. She also spearheaded a Women in Technology chapter in Plano and has served as the technology accountable executive for diversity, sponsorship and individual contributor initiatives.

Prior to joining Capital One, Soliman-Powers was senior director of software engineering at Dell/EMC heading the Cloud Management Group. She was leading a set of globally distributed organizations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and India. She led multiple product lines, including UIM, NCM, ViPR, AppSync, Replication Manager, ProSphere, ECC, SCA, SMARTS and SRM.

Previously senior director of development at CA Technologies, which acquired Texas Instruments’ Software Division, Soliman-Powers was responsible for the CA Gen suite and the Workload Automation SPOG products. She rose through the engineering ranks throughout her career, which she began at International Business Machines Corp.(IBM) developing operating systems and compilers.

Soliman-Powers is passionate about developing professional talent and students and is chairman of the curriculum and technology committee of Southern Methodist University’s Industry Advisory Board.

Soliman-Powers graduated from the American University in Cairo where she majored in computer science and minored in business administration. She moved to the Dallas area in 1995. She enjoys sports, travelling and spending time with her husband and daughters, Jenna and Kenzie.

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