Founder and Principal
Winston Olivier & Associates
Mr. Oddo is the Founder and Principal of Winston Olivier & Associates, a management consulting firm focused on solutions and services including Advisory, Strategy, Project Execution and Technology Leadership for financial services and fin-tech clients.
Mr. Oddo has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and has served in senior technology leadership roles at leading financial and fin-tech institutions including First Data, Citigroup, and Salomon Brothers.
Most recently Mr. Oddo was CIO / Head of Technology for Network and Security Solutions at First Data where he led a 700-person technology organization responsible for the STAR® Debit & ATM Network, Debit Processing, Prepaid Merchant Gift Cards, the Money Network® Payroll and General-Purpose Cards, TeleCheck®, Digital Banking, and Government Solutions.
Prior to that Mr. Oddo was Managing Director, Head of Applications Development at an electronic trade execution venue start-up for Interest Rate and Credit Default Swaps, where he led the development of a new trading platform in response to the changing market structure in derivatives as defined under Title VII of the Dodd Frank Act.
Prior to that Mr. Oddo was a Managing Director at Citigroup, where he started his career as a programmer analyst at Salomon Brothers and rose through the ranks supporting several areas within Institutional Fixed Income Trading, Sales & Operations.
He is fluent in German and has lived in Germany, the UK, and the US. Mr. Oddo has served on the board of The American Bard Theater Company, a not for profit organization serving the Greater New York Community. Mr. Oddo graduated Summa Cum Laude from NYU Polytechnic University where he majored in Computer Science.