Prasanna Gopalakrishnan

Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Information Officer

Boston Private

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2018
Panels Participated in
Blockchain: Rising Above The Noise (2018)

Prasanna Gopalakrishnan is a Fintech executive who has been leading the financial services  industry for 20+ years. She is currently the Executive Vice President, Chief Digital and Information Officer at Boston Private. She specializes in Digital transformation efforts centered on Client experience and works closely with her Board and CEO to drive growth and new business model centric strategy through Digital Transformation. She also sits on the Advisory Board of a number of startups focused on  Blockchain and Cyber Security.

Ms. Gopalakrishnan served as the Chief Information Officer of Campus Services at Harvard University, where she led an IT organization supporting a portfolio of 12 business units within a diversified set of industry segments of Harvard Campus Services. Prior to that, she also served in various leadership roles at Fidelity Investments, Thomson Reuters and State Street Bank.

In 2017 – Constellation research recognized her as the one of top 150 – Business Transformation Leader (BT-150) among global leaders leading transformation efforts within their organization. In 2015, Diversity MBA Magazine recognized Gopalakrishnan as one of the “Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leaders.

She holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and International Management from the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, Boston and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India.

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