Jason Harrell is Executive Director 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, outsourcing and third-party risk management. In this role, he partners with industry peers, supervisors, regulators, international standards-setting bodies, government officials and trade associations to address policy initiatives and implement solutions that further improve the resilience of the financial services sector. He is an active participant in several global industry organizations and is also on the board for the Cyber Risk Institute.
Jason joined DTCC in 2016 as the Head of TRM Risk Analysis and Reporting where he was responsible for 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 cyber-related 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 financial services and holds several certifications in technology, information security and data privacy. A frequent conference panelist, Jason often speaks about cybersecurity, resilience, and emerging technology public policy. He has published several articles on these topics and has contributed to the development of several industry white papers.
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