Sigal Zarmi is an award-winning CIO with more than 30 years of experience in large scale digital transformation, technology operations, strategic planning, leadership and talent development. She is currently a Senior Advisor at Morgan Stanley and a nonexecutive board member at ADT Inc. and Hashicorp. As recently as June 2021, Ms. Zarmi served as the International CIO and Global Head of Transformation for Morgan Stanley. In this dual capacity, she managed Morgan Stanley’s diverse Global Technology footprint, including the Technology teams in the Global In-house Centers, leveraging her expertise in digital transformation to optimize the organization, functions, and platform to thrive in a continually evolving economic and market climate.
As Global Head of Transformation, Ms. Zarmi was responsible for driving the firm’s innovation agenda through emerging technologies, building out capabilities across data, cloud, AI/ML, Agile/DevOps and Automation to modernize the digital experience for clients and employees and unlock value for the firm. She was a member of the Technology Operating Committee and the EMEA Operating Committee.
Prior to Morgan Stanley, Ms. Zarmi was Vice Chairman-Global and US CIO of PwC, where she led a global transformation across 157 countries. Before that, she was the CIO of GE Capital Americas, where she spent 18 years in various executive technology and operations leadership positions. She began her career as a developer at Motorola.
She holds an MBA from Columbia University in New York City and a BS in Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.
Ms. Zarmi is a senior advisor to multiple technology and cyber companies, start-ups, and VCs. She is a passionate advocate for women in technology, providing mentorship to aspiring entrepreneurs and technologists, among other community commitments.
Ms. Zarmi was inducted into The CIO Hall of Fame in 2021 for her contributions and honored by Pace University with the Seidenberg Innovation Award for her leadership in digital transformation and contributions to advancing diversity in STEM. Under her leadership, Morgan Stanley was named to Fast Company Best Workplaces for Innovators three years in a row.