Ali El Abboud is an executive vice president and chief technology officer for global technology services at State Street Corporation. He is responsible for application development, quality, software engineering, cloud infrastructure, architecture, data management, R&D, front-to-back platform, robotics, AI, and APAC regional management.
Most recently, Ali was the head of State Street Global Exchange (SSGX). SSGX provides clients with sophisticated real-time data, analytics, and electronic trading solutions that offer enhanced portfolio, risk insight, as well as improved decision-making capabilities.
Since joining State Street in 1992, Ali has held a number of leadership positions within the IT division, including Global Head of Application Development and Maintenance, where he oversaw digital transformation across several business areas, including Global Services, Global Markets, Alternative Investment Services and Corporate Systems Operations. In addition, he was the CIO for Global Services in EMEA, Head of Securities Finance Technology, and Head of Information Delivery. Prior to rejoining State Street in 1999, Ali was Chief Technology Officer of M5 Systems, a provider of network products and services. Ali also taught computer science at Xavier University and Southeastern Louisiana University.
Ali is a graduate of the University of Louisiana with a BS and MS in Computer Science. He is on the Board of Directors for uAspire National Board, which is a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that students have the financial information and resources to afford college.