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Jason Harrell

Jason Harrell is Managing Director of Operational and Technology Risk and Head of External Engagement at DTCC, where he leads the firm’s global advocacy and engagement for cybersecurity and cyber resilience, new and emerging technology, and outsourcing/third-party risk management. In this role, Jason partners with industry peers, trade associations, financial authorities, standards bodies and government officials to work through policy initiatives and implement solutions that improve the overall resilience of the financial services sector. As a thought leader and expert on cyber security and resilience, Jason often speaks at conferences, authors position papers and works to advance dialogue across the industry for these risk areas.

Jason contributes to several global trade association cyber and operational resilience working groups and is currently serving on the Board of Sheltered Harbor and Cyber Risk Institute, a non-profit coalition of financial institutions and trade associations focused on aligning cyber risk frameworks to supervisory cyber obligations. He is a DEI advocate and Board Member of Pencil, NYC. He is the author of several articles providing advice on career advancement and the soft skills needed to lead organizations.

Jason joined DTCC in 2016 as the Head of TRM Risk Analysis and Reporting where he was responsible for the firm’s cyber risk assessment and performance metrics programs. Prior to DTCC, Jason was the Corporate Senior Information Risk Officer for BNY Mellon Investment Management. He previously held several information technology and security positions within IT, Risk and Business Operations at ABN AMRO, Royal Bank of Scotland and the New York Board of Trade.

Jason has over 20 years of experience in Information Technology (IT), Privacy, and Cybersecurity Risk Management within the financial services sector. He also holds several certifications in technology, information security and data privacy.

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