The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®) provides financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants with forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates seminars and networking events where members meet and exchange ideas and best practices that assist them in effectively capitalizing on technology advances and dealing with financial industry business challenges. Founded in 1967, the WSTA is a not-for-profit association with a long history of evolving to meet the needs of its members.
Board of Directors/Committees
A volunteer Board of Directors, representing many of the world’s most prestigious banks, brokerage, hedge fund and insurance firms, provides strategic direction and oversees the organization to ensure that its focus continually meets the unique informational needs of a very dynamic industry. The Board is supported by several Committees who drive and support specific initiatives. All events and back-office operations are managed by PML Consulting.
The WSTA hosts events in the New York Tri-State Area and Boston. The WSTA hosts seminars, roundtables, panel discussions, social events, and meetups. These events offer many opportunities to stay on top of leading technologies, as well as network and share information with industry colleagues.
Shyamal Sen, WSTA Content Advisory Committee Chair,
discusses the value of WSTA events from both a technology and business perspective.
Publications & Resources
The WSTA’s quarterly educational Ticker e-Zine and LimeLight e-newsletter provide additional content and information about the WSTA and industry-related activities. The newly launched website is a dynamic resource for keeping on top of the latest information and offers access to additional resources including a career center, white papers, blogs, and information about other industry events.
There are currently more than 2,300 financial firm members participating in the WSTA. They represent over 50 firms, and 81% of these members hold senior titles such as CIOs, CTOs, Vice President, Director or Manager.
Two types of annual membership are available: one for financial firms and the other for vendors and consultants. Membership in either program offers many educational and networking benefits.