Laura Izurieta

Laura Izurieta, financial services and enterprise risk management expert, is the Chief Risk Officer of Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors.

As a member of the executive management team, Laura leads the enterprise-wide risk management, corporate compliance and regulatory relations functions at Silicon Valley Bank. She is responsible for the implementation and ongoing enhancement of the organization’s risk management framework including risk management practices and procedures, measuring and identifying risks, and monitoring and testing risk controls.

Laura has 20 years of achievements in operations, risk management, large program delivery and culture change. She was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Retail and Direct Bank at Capital One where she held various roles including Senior Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management, Vice President of Corporate Reputation and Governance, Vice President of Capital One Home Loans and Vice President of Information Technology since 2000. Prior to Capital One, she held positions at Freddie Mac and Bank of America.

Laura earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Towson University and a master’s degree in applied behavioral science from Johns Hopkins School of Business.
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