WSTA Board

Our Community - Board & Committees

Here are some of the industry professionals that contribute to the Wall Street Technology Association’s (WSTA®) success.

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WSTA Board Members

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.

Ken DeGiglio

WSTA President

Chief Information Officer at EquiLend

Areas of Focus:
New Business Development,
Innovation,
Mobile Technology

James Kostulias

WSTA 1st Vice President

Managing Director, Integration Management Office at
Charles Schwab

Areas of Focus: CX, Business & Technology Collaboration

Jeanne Andreana

WSTA 2nd Vice President

Americas Head of Digital Strategy & Products at UBS Global Wealth Management

Areas of Focus: Innovation,
Digital Transformation,
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Curt Andringa

WSTA Treasurer

Sr. Director, Business Process at Broadridge

Areas of Focus: Technology Business Management, Cloud FinOps, IT/Software Asset Management

Raja Chris

WSTA Secretary

Managing Director & Head of Infrastructure at Annaly Capital Management

Areas of Focus: New Business Development,
Innovation, Mobile Technology

Ed Andersen

WSTA Director

Managing Director of Mobile & Advanced Technology at Morgan Stanley

Areas of Focus:
Digital Product Management, Mobile Technology, Innovation

Randall Brett

WSTA Director

Head of Risk Technology at
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors

Areas of Focus:
Innovation,
Mobile Technology,
Digital Transformation

Sal Cucchiara

WSTA Director

Chief Information Officer & Head of Wealth Management Technology at Morgan Stanley

Areas of Focus:
New Business Development

Lina Gladstein

WSTA Director

Head of Enterprise Technology Infrastructure and Operations at the FRBNY

Areas of Focus: Operational Excellence, Digital Transformation, Agile 

Nadira Hardial

WSTA Director

Head of Corporate Technology
at Point72

Areas of Focus:
New Business Development & Innovation

Eileen Kane

WSTA Director

Managing Director of Wealth Management Technology at Morgan Stanley

Areas of Focus: Technology Innovation for Business, Operational Efficiency

Swamy Kocherlakota

WSTA Director

EVP & Chief Digital Solutions Officer at S&P Global
Areas of Focus:
Digitalization of Financial Markets, Flywheel Digital Ecosystems

Nick Pinarligil

WSTA Director

Head of Infrastructure Strategy at
Fidelity Investments

Areas of Focus:
New Business Development,
Innovation

Christopher Reimers

WSTA Director

Managing Director of Consumer Small Business & Wealth Technology at Bank of America

Areas of Focus: New Business Development

Ranjit Samra

WSTA Director

Managing Director,
Head of Product and Experience
at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Areas of Focus: Tech Infrastructure & Innovation

Helene Sing

WSTA Director

Head of Enterprise Change Governance & Integration at BNY Mellon.

Areas of Focus: Enterprise Change, Program Management, Agile

Mahesh Vannavada

WSTA Director

Managing Director, Global Markets Technology at State Street.

Areas of Focus: Real-time Risk and Trading Systems,
Smart Desktop Solutions

Phyllis Lampell

WSTA Executive Director

President
at PML Consulting

Areas of Focus:
Business Development,
Sales,
Event Management

Joann Cooper

WSTA Executive Director

Vice President
at PML Consulting

Areas of Focus:
Marketing,
Content Management,
Business Development

WSTA Committee Members

The Board of Directors is supported by several WSTA Committee Members who drive and support specific initiatives.

The Content Advisory Committee is comprised of visionary industry leaders who are intimately familiar with the business and technology trends of the financial services industry. This Committee develops the content and topics that are addressed in seminars, panels, roundtables and newsletters.

Johna Till Johnson – Committee Chair
Nemertes, CEO and Founder

Alex Berson
Consultant

Raj Bhaskar
Raymond James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, RIA & Custody Services

Luc Boivin
Verizon Business Group, Managing Director – 5G & Enterprise Solutions

Randall Brett
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, Head of Risk Technology

Tom Brown
NTT DATA Services, Senior Vice President

Mark Bubar
Verizon Business Group, Managing Principal Global Financial Services

Jo Ann Cooper
WSTA, Executive Director

Josh Crandall
Morgan Stanley, Technology Risk Officer

Lina Glastein
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Head of Enterprise Technology Infrastructure and Operations

Katherine Hill
T-Mobile for Business, Head of Financial Services Vertical Marketing

David Ho
Citigroup, Technical Information Security Officer

Phyllis Lampell
WSTA, Executive Director

Madhu Magadi
NTT DATA Services, Managing Director and BankTech Fellow

Deepa Nagaraj
Mphasis, Head of Corporate Communications

Kory Patrick
Booz Allen Hamilton, Financial Services Principal

Eric Reddel
Booz Allen Hamilton, Vice President

Shyamal Sen
Bank of New York Mellon, Director of Enterprise Business Architecture

Tarun Sheshraj
T-Mobile for Business, Director, Strategic Accounts

Chuck Thomas
Gartner, Research Director, Banking and Investment Services (BIS) Research

The Newsletter Committee, comprised of technology and business professionals, reviews and edits educational articles contributed by WSTA Vendor Affiliates, analysts, members, and other industry professionals. The Committee provides feedback and recommendations so that the content is beneficial to financial technology and business professionals.

Jo Ann Cooper – Committee Chair
PML Consulting, Vice President

Joshua Crandall
Morgan Stanley, Vice President

Ian G. DiBernardo
Brown Rudnick LLP, Chair, IP Litigation Practice Group; Practice Group Leader, US Technology Group

Paul Kirvan
Paul Kirvan Associates

Shyamal Sen
Bank of New York Mellon, Director of Enterprise Business Architecture

The Event Content Review Committee is comprised of financial firm technology professionals who review presenter abstracts and presentations for each event to ensure that the content provided is educational versus sales oriented. They also provide constructive feedback and direction so that the material covered is timely and relevant to WSTA members and other industry professionals in attendance.

Jo Ann Cooper – Committee Chair
PML Consulting, Vice President

Alex Berson
Consultant

Raj Bhaskar
Raymond James, Vice President of Technology Strategy, RIA & Custody Services

Randall Brett
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, Head of Risk Technology

Pinaki Datta
Citigroup, Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage Technology

Zak Fanuswala
BNY Mellon, Risk Manager

David Ho
Citigroup, Technical Information Security Officer

Hari Kilakkencherry
JPMorgan Chase & Co., Executive Director, Global Equity Technology

Swamy Kocherlakota
S&P Global, CIO

Phyllis Lampell
PML Consulting, President

Rene Moya
Director – Digital Disruption, UBS

Thomas I. Piderit
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Vice President

Shyamal Sen
Bank of New York Mellon, Director of Enterprise Business Architecture

The Special Advisor Committee is comprised of technology specialists and business professionals that assist the WSTA on specific projects and/or initiatives.

Alex Berson
Consultant

John Killeen
WSTA, Past President

Michael Maffattone
MultiMix IT LLC, CIO

WSTA Management Team

All events and back-office operations are managed by PML Consulting.

Phyllis Lampell

President

Joann Cooper

Vice President

Mary Servetah

Controller

Alyssa Del Pizzo

Sales & Membership Manager

Kate DiGiacomo

Social Media & Marketing Manger