The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA) Announces Two New Board Members to its 2018 Board of Directors

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The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®), an industry organization that provides technology professionals in the financial industry a forum to learn from and connect with each other, is pleased to welcome the following individuals to its 2018 Board of Directors: Jim Fitzpatrick, CTO, Technology Operations & Controls, JPMorgan Chase & Company and Nick Pinarligil, Head of Enterprise Infrastructure, Fidelity Investments.

Networking at a Past WSTA Seminar

The Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA®), an industry organization that provides technology professionals in the financial industry a forum to learn from and connect with each other, is pleased to welcome the following individuals to its 2018 Board of Directors:

Jim Fitzpatrick, CTO, Technology Operations & Controls, JPMorgan Chase & Company
Jim has nearly 20 years of experience in Information Technology leadership roles within the financial services industry. At JPMorgan Chase for the past 11 years, Jim has held senior roles within the Investment Bank, Global Technology Infrastructure, Corporate Technology & Risk and Technology Controls. In his current role as CTO of Global Identity & Access Management (GIAM), Jim leads the effort to provide identity and access management solutions to the firm’s infrastructure and applications, ensuring appropriate access controls are in place and applied effectively and continuously.

Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Jim spent more than six years in various IT roles at Citigroup.

Nick Pinarligil, Head of Enterprise Infrastructure, Fidelity Investments
In his role as Head of Enterprise Infrastructure, Nick is responsible to deliver robust, efficient, and secure infrastructure solutions across the enterprise. Nick is also accountable for the overall operational stability of technology at Fidelity, delivering a wide range of operational and production support services.

Prior to joining Fidelity in 2016, Nick held several technology executive roles at Bank of America / Merrill Lynch as a Managing Director within the Enterprise Infrastructure, Global Wealth and Investment Management, and Global Banking and Markets divisions.    

Nick attended New Jersey Institute of Technology. Nick participated in many industry training programs including Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

The WSTA would like to thank its Board of Directors for volunteering their time, experience and expertise which allows the organization to continue to serve as a valuable resource for the financial industry.

WSTA 2018 Board of Directors
President
James Kostulias, Managing Director Integration Strategy, TD Ameritrade
1st Vice President
Casey Santos, Chief Information Officer, General Atlantic
2nd Vice President
Joseph Ferlisi, CTO Global Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Treasurer
Ronald F. Ries, CPA
Secretary
Thomas I. Piderit, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Directors
Randall Brett, Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer, Pine River Capital Management

Raja Chris, Director, Head of Infrastructure, Annaly Capital Management, Inc.

Salvatore Cucchiara, Managing Director and Head of Field & Client Technology, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Ken DeGiglio, Chief Information Officer, EquiLend

Thomas Doughty, VP-Chief Information Security Officer, Prudential Financial

Jim Fitzpatrick, CTO, Technology Operations & Controls, JPMorgan Chase & Company

Swamy Kocherlakota, CIO, S&P Global

John F. Looney, SVP, Enterprise Data Governance & Management, State Street Corporation

Nick Pinarligil, Head of Enterprise Infrastructure, Fidelity Investments

Alec Polnarev, SVP-Head of Enterprise Infrastructure, Harvard Management Company

Christopher Reimers, Managing Director, Global Technology & Operations, Bank of America

Joseph Salvatore, SVP, Brown Brothers Harriman & Company

Phyllis Lampell, WSTA Executive Director

Jo Ann Cooper, WSTA Executive Director

About the Wall Street Technology Association (WSTA)
The Wall Street Technology Association (http://www.wsta.org) provides financial industry technology professionals, vendors, service providers, and consultants forums to learn from and connect with each other. The WSTA facilitates educational 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.

During 2018, the WSTA plans to continue hosting educational seminars, panels, focused roundtables, and other unique events that will address technology, business and operational challenges and solutions. 2018 topics include: Emerging Technologies, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Digital, Data Management, and Enterprise Architecture. There will also be two “Premiere Social Events” for technology professionals to get together after hours in an informal setting. For a complete calendar, visit http://www.wsta.org/events/.

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