Dr. Art Sedighi

Art is a Wall Street technology executive with more than 18 years of experience planning, designing, developing and having end-to-end ownership of large enterprise-wide solutions within the worldwide financial-services industry. He managed cross-functional teams that specialized in building and supporting solutions to help increase revenue and contribute to bottom-line-driven business strategies, responsible for driving adoption strategy across the enterprise for high-profile IT projects. Art was the founder and CTO of a dense-computing systems company acquired by Univa in 2008.

He became the Global Head of HPC and Grid Engineering at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, then moved to Morgan Stanley, where he was focused on design and implementation of the Target State Architecture (TSA) for the Bank. Art joined Noble Markets as the VP of Engineering, where he ran product development and engineering for an FX real-time clearing infrastructure based on Blockchain technology. His expertise is in the areas of Financial and Regulatory Technology and its implications and impact on the Global Financial Markets, and behavioral economics vis-a-vis impacts in large shared infrastructures such as Cloud and Blockchain.  Art received his PhD from Texas Tech University in Systems Engineering, holds a Masters in Bioinformatics from Johns Hopkins University, and a Masters in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.