Vice-Chair of the BIAN Board
Global Head of Banking Industry Development, SAP AG
Don Trotta joined SAP in 2009 as the Global Head of Financial Services Industry Solutions responsible for SAP’s Products & Solutions for both the Banking and Insurance industries. In his current role Don is now Senior Vice President and Global Head of Banking Industry Development with responsibility for SAP’s business development activities in the banking industry globally. A key player in the financial services sector for over 25 years, Don has held senior roles such as Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for top-tier global financial institutions including Barclays, Citigroup, and Chase Manhattan.
At Barclays, Don held the position of Group Chief Information Officer and led the organization that provided overall global technology support covering retail, commercial, credit cards, wealth management and corporate services. For five years prior to joining Barclays, Don was the Chief Technology Officer for Citibank North America. He also founded and chaired the Citibank’s Global Operations and Technology Council which governed Citibank’s technology and operations activities globally. Over the years, Don served on numerous Financial Services and CIO advisory boards for major industry organizations, such as HP, Accenture, Unisys, NCR, Teradata, The Research Board, MasterCard and Visa. In 2007 he was nominated for CIO of the year in the FT Bankers Award.
Don received a master’s degree in technology management and computer science from NYU Polytechnic University of New York, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The City University of New York. He also attended an executive management program conducted by the Harvard Business School.