Shelley Leibowitz Board Member

Shelley Leibowitz is a leader among technology professionals, with an outstanding track record of strategy formulation and effective execution in the private and public sectors.

Currently, Ms. Leibowitz serves on the Board of Directors of E*Trade Financial Corporation, where she sits on the Risk Oversight and Governance Committees, and on the Board of Directors of Alliance Bernstein Holding LP, where she sits on the Audit Committee. 

In early 2016, Ms. Leibowitz launched SL Advisory, providing tailored advice and insights to senior executives and Boards of Directors in the areas of technology strategy, IT portfolio and risk management, and cybersecurity governance. 

Ms. Leibowitz has been on the Advisory Board for Endgame, an endpoint security company, since 2013.  She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and on the Advisory Committee of the Center for Development Economics at Williams College.  Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, where she is a frequent speaker and has achieved the NACD CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight for Board Directors.

In 2009, Ms. Leibowitz was appointed by Robert Zoellick, 11th President of the World Bank, to be the Bank’s first Group-wide Chief Information Officer.  In her role as Chief Information Officer, she was responsible for the technology services and capabilities that underlie the work of delivering quality knowledge and financing products to World Bank clients across the globe. At the World Bank, she was a leading advocate and domain expert for the World Bank’s ICT for Development initiatives, helping to launch in-country technology innovation programs.  As well, Ms. Leibowitz oversaw the World Bank’s Library and Archives, managed the Bank’s comprehensive cybersecurity program, and served as a member of the Pension Investment Committee.

Previously, Ms. Leibowitz held Chief Information Officer positions at Morgan Stanley, Greenwich Capital Markets, Barclays Capital, and Investment Risk Management.  She served as Board member and Technology Advisor for GAIN Capital, a global provider of foreign exchange execution and clearing services with an award-winning trading platform, now listed on the NYSE.

She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College with a degree in Mathematics.