SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 6, 2015 – Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors, today announced that Roger Leone has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) to direct the company's global information technology initiatives.
"Roger brings more than 30 years of IT experience to the CIO role and has already demonstrated outstanding leadership and execution on our IT team," said Greg Becker, CEO and President of Silicon Valley Bank. "As we continue to grow and scale internationally, Roger and his team will play a critical role in delivering the technology, infrastructure and service model required to support our global clients of all sizes."
Formerly SVB's Head of IT Infrastructure Engineering and Operations for Silicon Valley Bank, Leone is now responsible for leading the information technology team, including SVB's global IT infrastructure, and partnering with banking teams worldwide to ensure the delivery of excellent service to SVB's clients.
Leone joined SVB after holding senior IT leadership roles at Pfizer and Bank of America. As VP of Americas Regional Shared Services at Pfizer, he managed a team of more than 400 IT professionals supporting more than 26,000 clients. Prior to 14 years at Pfizer, Leone spent 20 years at Bank of America where he helped establish infrastructure technology standards, architecture, engineering and deployment leadership across multiple global business units.
About Silicon Valley Bank
For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Forbes named SVB one of America's best banks (2015) and one of America's best-managed companies (2014). Learn more at svb.com.
Silicon Valley Bank is the California bank subsidiary and commercial banking operation of SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB), and a member of the FDIC. Silicon Valley Bank and SVB Financial Group are members of the Federal Reserve System.
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