Cindy Finkelman joined FactSet Research Systems as Chief Information Officer in June 2015. Cindy is responsible for internal technology strategy/delivery, the Project Management Office, the Security function that supports FactSet’s products and Enterprise Risk Management; and works with senior business leaders to build strategic, effective and efficient capabilities through innovative and transformational programs. Cindy was recognized as CIO of the Year by the 2017 Markets Media Women in Finance Awards, for her transformative impact on the company, her mentoring of women technologists and her philanthropic work. Cindy is a senior executive with 20+ years of diversified management, technology and operations experience and has a proven track record of designing and delivering technology driven transformational programs in many blue-chip firms, including New York Life Insurance Company, ALICO, Merrill Lynch, Marsh & McLennan, Prudential, Booz Allan & Hamilton and MetLife. Cindy’s passion is for people development. She has sponsored various mentoring programs and Women in Technology initiatives. Cindy has an MBA from NYU in Corporate Strategy/Entrepreneurship, and a BS from SUNY/Albany. Cindy is currently a Board member of the Society for Information Management (SIM) NY chapter where she is responsible for the Program Committee and actively participates in SIM Women.