David Hummelberg

David HummelbergDavid Hummelberg, B.S.’85, is a retired financial services and information technology executive, public speaker and philanthropist with nearly four decades of experience. 

Most recently, Hummelberg served as executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer for the North American Client Group, an organization of over 5,000 sales, service, marketing and product professionals at one of the largest investment managers in the world—the Capital Group, which has +$2.6 trillion in assets under management and is home of American Funds. He led operations for the North American Client Group, which saw record growth over the past decade. He was also a member of the Capital Group Operating Committee and spent significant time mentoring leaders, sponsoring Toastmasters International, and increasing diversity, equity and inclusion throughout Capital Group.

Hummelberg transitioned to his COO and CFO responsibilities after a long and successful career in the information technology sector, which included leading Capital Group’s enterprise-wide application development and support organization of over 1,500 IT professionals.

After earning a degree in computer science from Western Michigan University, he began his career as a systems engineer and account manager for General Motors/EDS. He then went on to hold various positions in information technology leadership, including senior vice president and divisional chief information officer for UBS Global Wealth Management and managing vice president and divisional CIO for card operations at Capital One.

Active in philanthropy, Hummelberg supports numerous nonprofit organizations, including serving as a board member for Free Wheelchair Mission and an advisor for KPCC-NPR in Los Angeles. He retired in December 2021 with nearly 40 years of total industry experience and 13 years at Capital Group.

  • Session information

    From West Michigan Avenue to Wall Street ... Technology is Driving Exciting Change

    Friday, November 4
    8:15 to 9 a.m.
    Kirsch Auditorium, Fetzer Center

    Technology and analytics are dramatically revolutionizing the world of financial services today and tomorrow. In this session, David Hummelburg will share his perspectives on some of the key trends on the horizon and the career opportunities that will be created by these changes. He will conclude with a few brief thoughts on how to position yourself for a successful career in technology, regardless of industry.
  • Plenary session

    Plenary session

    Friday, November 4
    3:35 to 4:35 p.m.
    Kirsch Auditorium, Fetzer Center

    Join speakers for a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Alan Rea, professor of computer information systems, Western Michigan University.