Sharon Donovan Hart is an executive vice president of State Street and chief operating officer for Information Technology (IT), providing the strategic direction to the IT community and institutionalizing IT capabilities across the company. She is responsible for the global infrastructure supporting the company, as well as serving as the unit-level chief information officer for Corporate Systems. Ms. Donovan Hart has been instrumental in the migration and support of technology aimed at improving end-to-end business performance for the corporation.
She served as the business technology integration lead for both the Investors Financial Services Corporation and the Deutsche Bank global securities services acquisitions, a role that required a deep understanding of diverse technology systems and platforms in markets around the world and a strong discipline in end-to-end project management.
Ms. Donovan Hart joined the company in 1983 and has held a number of management positions in both mutual fund operations and technology project services. She currently is a member of the board of the State Street Technology Center in China. She also chairs the Information Technology Council and the Information Technology Management Committee, and serves as a member of the Ethics Committee, the EVP Women’s Mentoring Council, and the Operations Council. In addition, she is the executive sponsor of the Women’s Information Network within Information Technology. Additionally, Ms. Donovan Hart serves on the board of St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center in Dorchester. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College.