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Delivering the futuretense of data and technology in capital markets.

Delivering the futuretense of data and technology in capital markets.


David Reilly

Chief information officer, global banking & markets enterprise

Bank of America

David Reilly is the chief information officer for Global Banking & Markets and the Enterprise Risk & Finance Technology executive at Bank of America. He leads a global team of employees who provide end-to-end technology solutions and support for the Global Banking and Global Markets businesses as well as the Enterprise Risk & Finance organizations. He serves as a member of the Global Technology & Operations senior leadership team, reporting to Cathy Bessant, chief operations and technology officer.
Most recently, Reilly was Bank of America’s chief technology officer, responsible for the company’s technology networks, product engineering, desktop and electronic communications, application hosting and data storage, operations management, support services and data centers. His team also managed the information security and vendor management strategy, policy and programs across the company’s technology footprint.
Reilly joined Bank of America in 2011 as chief technology officer for Global Wealth & Investment Management, responsible for strategy, architecture, design and build, operations, engagement and project delivery of the technology infrastructure that supports the business. He also led the bank’s Shared Technology Infrastructure organization where he was accountable for designing, building and operating enterprise technology infrastructure.
Reilly has more than 25 years of technology experience in high-level infrastructure roles within the financial services industry, including chief information officer for enterprise infrastructure at Morgan Stanley, a leadership role in technology infrastructure services at Credit Suisse, managing director of global technology operations at Goldman Sachs and director of enterprise technology services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch.
He began his career in the United Kingdom at Land Securities, within Operations. He has been named one of Computerworld’s “Premier 100” IT Leaders. Reilly serves as board chair of NPower, a U.S. nonprofit organization that provides training in digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities.

Keith Lubell

Chief technology officer


Keith Lubell is CTO at Berkery Noyes. Since 2002, Keith has been developing an application and database of the Mergers and Acquisitions marketplace, encompassing more than 47,000 transactions and 123,000 companies in the software and information industry, including a toolset to understand business models and identify short and long-term trends. Prior to Berkery Noyes, Keith worked as Director of Application Development at Valinor – Ikon Office Solutions, where he obtained certifications as a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer, Microsoft Certified System Engineer and Microsoft Certified Trainer. 

Jean-Pascal Chauvet

CTO of global transaction banking


JP Chauvet is CTO of Global Transaction Banking at Deutsche Bank, based in New York. In this role, JP drives the technology strategy and architecture governance across the main businesses that form the Deutsche Bank GTB franchise: Cash Management, Trade Finance, Securities Services and Trust & Agency Services.

Previously, JP held various roles in New York and Tokyo at Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Lehman Brothers, including Chief Architect of Equities, Head of Equities Production Services, and Head of Equities Trading System Development. JP holds a Master of Science in Electronics from ESIEE (Paris, France) and an Advanced Degree in Japanese Linguistics from Hiroo Japanese Center (Tokyo, Japan).

Suvrat Bansal

Head of innovation and chief data officer


Suvrat currently serves as the Chief Data Officer and Head of Innovation for UBS Asset Management. In this role, he drives the data strategy, analytics strategy, data governance and innovation strategy for the division. Prior to UBS, Suvrat has played data leadership roles at Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley. Suvrat has an MBA from Columbia University and did his undergraduate studies in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology in India.

John F. Woods

Executive vice president and chief financial officer

Citizen’s Bank

John F. Woods is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Citizen’s Bank. Previously, he worked at MUFG, where he served as CFO of the Americas. He also previously served as Vice Chairman and CFO for the predecessor company of MUFG Union Bank since December 2009. Prior to that, Woods was CFO of the Home Lending business at JPMorgan Chase and at Washington Mutual, a predecessor entity. Before that he held senior financial positions at the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), including CFO of the Funding & Investment Division and Corporate Controller.

Woods began his financial career in 1986 with Arthur Andersen in Washington, D.C., where he rose to partner in the financial and risk consulting group during his 16 years with the firm.

Woods holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.

Hans Brown

Global head of innovation

BNY Mellon

William Murphy

Former CTO


Alla Whitston



Alla Whitston is the SVP, Chief Technology Officer for CIT Group Inc., a leading national bank focused on empowering businesses and personal savers. In this role, Whitston leads the technology planning and development for enterprise functions and all lines of business. Whitston joined CIT in October 2018 from Bank of America where she was most recently the managing director and chief technology officer for enterprise functions. Previously, she also led end-user technology services and wholesale banking technology infrastructure. Prior to joining Bank of America, Whitston served as the managing director in the Investment Banking division at JP Morgan and was responsible for application and infrastructure management. She also held key technology positions at Bear Stearns, Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust. She holds a master’s degree in computer science from Georgia Technical University.







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