Adeel Saeed

VP, Technology Strategy and Execution Management at Kyndryl, formerly CISO State Street & Qatar Air

Adeel Saeed is a Vice President, Technology Strategy and Execution Management at Kyndryl

He is the global focal and within the CTO organization for the global practices to create solutions, offerings, leading research, and innovation to drive long-term growth while enabling cross practice communication and an integrated services portfolio supporting our customers. He plays a critical role in partnering with our global practices in bringing together our solutions and industry expertise to enable an integrated experience for our customers by leveraging leading edge technology and engineering practices.

Prior to joining Kyndryl, he was CISO at Qatar Airways Group, tasked will leading and building the first ever security division in support of FIFA. Prior to that he was Global CISO and Corporate CIO at State Street Bank & Trust where he was responsible for the Group’s Information Security, Corporate Systems and Business Management.

He has led large scale digital technology and information security transformation through technology modernization and cost efficiencies through standardization. Managing complex organizational structures, with changing regulatory demands, he is well experienced in delivering technology platforms and tools to empower business growth while managing talent and integrations. He has held various senior technology and cyber security positions at various institutions, including London Stock Exchange Group,, American Stock Exchange and Millennium BCP (formerly known as Banco Commercial Portuguese).

Adeel holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. He was also a board member of FSARC under FS-ISAC of ACSC and an Executive Board member of multiple advisory committees.