Ali El Abboud is an executive vice president and head of State Street Global Exchange. State Street Global Exchange provides clients with sophisticated real-time data, analytics and electronic trading solutions that offer enhanced portfolio and risk insight, as well as improved decision-making capabilities.
Most recently, Ali headed the Application Development and Maintenance (ADM) organization for State Street’s Information Technology (IT) division, where he oversaw digital transformation across several business areas, including Global Services, Global Markets, Alternative Investment Services and Corporate Systems Operations. Prior to that role, Ali was chief information officer for Global Services and Investment Manager in EMEA, supporting all outsourcing business needs. In addition, he oversaw Enterprise Internet Services across all global information delivery applications.
Since joining State Street in 1992, Ali has held a number of positions within the IT division. Prior to rejoining State Street in 1999, he served as chief technology officer at M5 Systems, a provider of network products and services. Ali has taught computer science at Xavier University and Southeastern Louisiana University.
Ali holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Louisiana.