John Bottega

John Bottega
Chief Data Officer - Markets Division, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


John Bottega is Vice President and Chief Data Office for the Markets division of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. John joined the Bank in February of 2009, responsible for driving and implementing the Markets Data Management strategy, which encompasses business, governance and technology in order to establish a sustainable business data discipline and technology infrastructure.

Prior to joining the Bank, John held the position as Chief Data Office for Citi, making him the first person in the finance industry to hold this title. At Citi, he was responsible for planning and managing the Investment Bank’s data management strategy, data policies, operational line functions and data investments.

John has over 28 years of experience managing and transforming reference data functions, having spend 9 of those years at Lehman Brothers from 1990 to 1999 building their data management infrastructure of centralized market data processing and data quality, and 9 years collectively at Merrill Lynch, first as an applications developer, then as Product Manager for their Product & Pricing Data environments.

As an active industry participant, John has given over 2 dozen presentations and participated in dozens of round-table discussions on data management best practices at various Data Conferences globally, including a presentation to the State banks of China, an anti-money laundering conference in Singapore, and a presentation on data management organizational structure and strategy to the US Department of Defense.

John is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the EDM Council (Enterprise Data Management Council), an industry association focused on Financial Industry Data Management. He has also has served as the chairman of the executive committee of the Financial Information Services Division of the SIIA, has been a member of the SIA Standards and Protocol Committee, the Market Data Definition Language Committee and has been a member of the ISO Working Group 10 and Working Group 11 industry standards bodies.


Location: Westside Ballroom Level:
Moderated by:
Mark Bolgiano (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Donald F. Donahue (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation ), John Bottega (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
Donald F. Donahue, President and CEO of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), and Paul Sforza, CTO of the US Treasury Department, will discuss America’s first public financial services data utility. This project is being incorporated into our country’s existing information infrastructure to provide consistent, quality data to investors, institutions, and regulators. Read more.


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