- Location: New York, New York, United States
Jane Chwick is a retired partner from Goldman Sachs. In Jane's 30-year career at GS, she held many roles, including most recently as the Co-Chief Operating Officer of the technology division where she was responsible for the financial and business planning, as well as for setting the technical strategy and the ongoing management of an 8,000-person organization within the firm.
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Jane was instrumental in several high-level, long-term strategic initiatives at Goldman Sachs. She helped create the control framework mandated by the firm’s transition to a bank holding company, as well as the firm’s functional architecture, a conceptual model which maps its business functions to technology systems. She also established a firm wide senior governance forum which evaluates top-priority technology initiatives for the CFO. Jane drove the design, build and integration of technology across all of Goldman Sachs’ derivatives businesses, from fixed income to commodities, currencies and equities. She held many leadership positions at the firm, including global head of technology for trading, sales and banking, and led technology for the firm’s corporate functions. Jane served on many governance committees as well, including the firm’s Finance Committee, the Firmwide New Activity Committee and the Technology Risk Committee, and she was co-chair of the Technology Division Operating Committee. Jane is known for developing strong teams, and she has built a deep leadership bench across the Technology Division.
Throughout her career, Jane has been a tireless and passionate advocate for women in technology. She was a long-time sponsor of the Goldman Sachs Women in Technology (WIT) professional network, expanding it to focus on recruiting, retention and development. She established strong relationships between Goldman Sachs and several thought-leading non-profits that promote diversity, including the Grace Hopper Celebration at the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology and, most recently, Girls Who Code. Jane also created the Community College Bridge Program to further advance diversity recruiting in technology.
Jane serves on the board of VOYA Financial and of MarketAxess as well as Girls Who Code, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Queens College Foundation. She earned an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Queens College, and an MBA with a concentration in quantitative analysis from St. John’s University.