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Shelley Leibowitz

Former CIO - World Bank


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.

Ms. Leibowitz sits on the Board of Directors and Risk Oversight Committee of E*Trade Financial Corporation and is an Advisor to Endgame, foremost provider of cybersecurity capabilities to the US Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where her areas of focus are internet policy and cybersecurity.  In early 2016, Ms. Leibowitz launched SL Advisory, and she has become widely respected as an advisor to senior managers and Boards of Directors in the areas of IT strategy and oversight, and cybersecurity governance. 

From 2009 through 2012, Ms. Leibowitz served as the first Group-wide Chief Information Officer at the World Bank, part of the United Nations system, providing developing countries with grants, leveraged loans, guarantees, and policy advice to improve economic and social conditions worldwide. Previously, Ms. Leibowitz held Chief Information Officer positions at Investment Risk Management/Duff Capital Advisors, Morgan Stanley, Greenwich Capital Markets, and Barclays Capital. Ms. Leibowitz 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.