Ron Lefferts

Ron Lefferts is a Protiviti managing director and leader of the firm’s global technology consulting practice. Based in the New York office of the global consulting firm, Lefferts helps CIOs and IT leaders drive performance by designing and implementing advanced solutions in IT governance, infrastructure, cloud, security, data management, applications and compliance.

Prior to joining Protiviti, Ron was managing partner for the financial services sector in North America for IBM Global Business Services. During his 11-year tenure with IBM, he was also managing partner for the financial services sector in the company’s Greater China Group and a member of IBM’s Industry Academy. Earlier in his career, he served as director of Technology Strategy and Architecture for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and as a strategy, operations and technology consultant for a Big Four accounting firm.

Lefferts holds an MBA from Drexel University and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Delaware. He serves on the board of directors of the Borough of Manhattan Community College Foundation.

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What might be among the largest regulatory and compliance burdens organizations face in the near future? Operational Resilience. Protiviti’s Ron Lefferts discusses the need for financial institutions to achieve better standards in order to achieve it.  Operational disruptions are impacting the financial sector with greater frequency and severity, and with each disruptive episode, the focus on managing operational threats is changing from...

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