David Saul

David Saul is Senior VP and Chief Scientist at State Street Corporation, reporting to the CIO. In this role, he is responsible for proposing and assessing new advanced technologies for the ­organization as well as evaluating technologies already in use at State Street and their likely evolution in order to reinforce the organization’s leadership position in financial services. Mr. Saul previously was Chief Information Security Officer, in which he oversaw State Street’s corporate information security program, controls, and technology. Prior to that, he managed State Street’s Office of Architecture, where he was responsible for the overall enterprise technology, data, and security architecture of the corporation. Mr. Saul joined State Street in 1992 after 15 years with IBM’s Cambridge Scientific Center, where he managed innovations in operating systems virtualization, multiprocessing, networking, and personal computers. He serves as a Trustee of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. In 2007 Mr. Saul was honored with a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader Award, and American Banker named him one of its Top Innovators of 2013 for his work on data semantics and standards. Mr. Saul holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT. He can be reached at dnsaul@statestreet.com.