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Valden Paes

Valden Paes

Valden Paes

Valden Paes is Managing Director and Head of Business Transformation and HR Technology and Operations at DTCC. The Business Transformation Office serves as the firm’s internal consulting group, supporting key strategic initiatives that impact people, structure, system, process and ultimately culture, continuously evolving the operating model across business, technology, and corporate functions to ensure DTCC is positioned to maximize value delivery for industry clients and partners. His oversight of HR Technology and Operations includes the firmwide strategy for HR data and analytics capabilities, which augments all people-focused decisions with dynamic, data-driven insights to enable a successful global DTCC workforce.

Before this role, he was a Managing Director in Enterprise Infrastructure, responsible for providing secure, reliable, and high-performance communications and computing services for DTCC’s clients globally. In addition, his domain provided end user computing and collaboration services for DTCC’s global workforce, serving as a key driver for cloud computing innovation efforts.

Valden joined DTCC from PepsiCo, where he spent over a decade in various leadership positions. During his time there he was integral in transforming the company’s IT infrastructure across many of its international markets. Prior to PepsiCo, he was Infrastructure Lead at AT&T and played an active role in the start-up of AT&T in the Brazilian market.

Valden holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Universidade de Taubate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and completed Columbia Business School’s Advanced Management Program.


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