RJ Sherman

RJ Sherman

VP of Innovation, Citizens Bank


RJ Sherman is VP of Innovation for Citizens.  In this role he oversees the strategic investment of the bank’s Innovation Fund, assists in developing tools and enablers that help it test and learn quickly, tracks and promotes the growth of the bank’s FinTech portfolio, and helps colleagues across the enterprise embrace new ways of thinking.

Prior to joining Citizens, he worked for Deloitte Consulting as a technology strategy and innovation leader across multiple industries. RJ started his career as an entrepreneur, founding two companies, raising venture capital, and growing the businesses.

Beyond work, RJ pursues a number of hobbies including commercial aircraft pilot, retired semi-pro motorcycle racer, professional scuba diver, and woodworker.