Robert Lux was named EVP and CIO in 2010. He is a member of the company's senior operating committee and reports directly to CEO Don Layton. Lux is responsible for the company’s information technology assets and services. In this capacity, he oversees end-to-end technology solutions that ensure delivery of strong operational platforms and integrated services throughout Freddie Mac’s businesses. Prior to coming to Freddie Mac, Lux was a principal at Towers Watson, a leading global professional services company, where he was responsible for leading teams on three continents in the delivery of commercial risk modeling applications for the insurance industry. Prior to that, Lux was chief architect for GMAC Financial Services and CTO for GMAC Residential Capital. Lux also held IT leadership positions at EDS and Reuters. He has more than 30 years experience in the IT industry and more than 10 years experience in the mortgage industry. He is a current member of the MBA's Residential Technology Steering Committee and earned the MBA's Certified Mortgage Technologist designation. Lux earned an M.S. in management of technology from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in commerce and engineering from Drexel University.