Kenneth S. Solon
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Head of IT, Digital and Enterprise Services
Kenneth S. Solon is executive vice president, chief information officer and head of IT, Digital and Enterprise Services for Lincoln Financial Group – and is a member of the company’s senior management committee. Solon is responsible for Lincoln’s enterprise-wide Information Technology and leads the company’s Digital strategy and execution. He also oversees Enterprise Services, which includes Lincoln’s facilities, aviation, corporate real estate and procurement, as well as the company’s business continuity and enterprise crisis management efforts.
Previously, Solon served as Head of Shared Services and was responsible for Customer Service for Lincoln’s Individual Life, Individual Annuity and Retirement Plan Services business lines, Licensing, Commissions and Claims.
Solon joined Lincoln in 2008 with extensive experience in domestic and global strategy formulation, planning and implementation, information systems and customer service. He spent the first 13 years of his career with Chase Manhattan Banking Corporation and the subsequent nine years with Prudential Financial Inc. While at Chase, he managed Operations and Information Technology functions domestically, as well as in Europe and Asia. At Prudential, Solon led the company’s Operations and Information Technology areas for the public conversion from a mutually held insurance company to a publicly traded organization, as well as leading the customer service area for Individual Life Insurance.
In 2018, Solon was named CIO of the Year in the Enterprise category by Philadelphia Business Journal for demonstrating excellence in technology leadership. He serves as Advisory Board Chair for the Philadelphia CIO Leadership Association, is a member of the Philadelphia Innovation Advisory Council and serves on the Advisory Board for Teach for America of Greater Philadelphia.
Solon received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware. He holds FINRA Series 6 and 26 Registrations.