WSTA Welcomes New Board Members for 2021

The Wall Street Technology Association is happy to welcome three new members to the WSTA Board of Directors for 2021!

The WSTA Board of Directors is represented by CIOs, Managing Directors, and senior level professionals at some of the industry’s leading financial firms. Their guidance helps to ensure that the WSTA is consistently focused on the topics and trends that matter most to financial services organizations and financial technology professionals.

Jeanne Andreana, Americas Head of Digital Strategy and Platforms, UBS Global Wealth Management

Jeanne Andreana Managing Director, Head of Digital Strategy and Platforms UBS Wealth Management USA

Jeanne Andreana joined UBS in 2019 and is Americas Head of Digital Strategy and Platforms, at UBS Global Wealth Management. In this key role, Jeanne is responsible for designing and executing the holistic digital strategy for UBS’s Wealth Management business in the Americas, including the delivery of a state-of-the-art digital financial advisor and client experience across all business touch points and aligning business strategy to the overarching global digital capabilities.

Jeanne has 25+ years of experience leading business and technology teams focused on strategic projects & platforms in financial services. Prior to joining UBS, she served as the Head of Project Management for E-Trade and spent 12 years at Morgan Stanley, where she held a series of leadership positions including leading the field and client technology teams, technology training, banking and capital markets. Jeanne has a BA in Economics from the State University of NY at Albany and an MBA from Iona College. Jeanne lives in Westchester county New York with her husband and 2 children.

Nadira Hardial, Senior Vice-President – Corporate Technology, Brown Brothers Harriman

WSTA Board Director Nadira Hardial

Nadira Hardial is the Senior Vice-President responsible for Corporate Technology at Brown Brothers Harriman. She is responsible for the platforms that support the Finance, Compliance, Risk, Human Resources and Enterprise functions of the Bank.

Nadira joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 2018. Prior to joining BBH, over a span of 25 years, she held roles managing technology solutions for Financial Services firms, including Merrill Lynch, Citibank and Morgan Stanley. Nadira has lead systems teams supporting Institutional, Wealth Management and Asset Management businesses across a range of areas including Risk, Margin and Collateral Management, Fund Services and Tax.

In support of Inclusion in Technology careers in Banking and Finance Nadira is a founding member of the BBH Women in Technology Community. Nadira holds a BBA in Information Systems from Baruch College in New York City.


Eileen Kane, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Technology

WSTA Board Director Eileen Kane

Eileen Kane is a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management Technology division, where she currently leads the RIA and Contact Center Technology platform development.

She joined Morgan Stanley through the 2020 acquisition of E*TRADE, where she ran the Institutional Technology division, having previously led the Quality Engineering and Project Management functions at E*TRADE. Eileen has spent over 20 years overseeing technology engineering teams in the Financial Services sector and believes a deep partnership with business stakeholders is the essential element in ensuring Technology delivery runs in lockstep with business development.

Eileen is passionate about developing talented, engaged technology teams that are fully invested in the company mission, and is committed to promoting diversity in the workplace, and empowering individuals to grow and succeed within the field.

Eileen holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from University College Dublin, Ireland.

By becoming WSTA Board Members, Jeanne, Nadira and Eileen join a distinguished group of financial technology leaders. To view the full WSTA Board of Directors, click here.


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