Cindy Finkelman

Cindy Finkelman is the CIO at FactSet Research Systems, responsible for driving technology strategy and solution delivery for all internal business processes, as well as oversight of quality assurance for the Product and the Company’s project management office. In this capacity, Cindy works in partnership with senior business leaders to drive technology enabled business transformation programs aimed at building scale in critical business functions. Prior to joining FactSet, Cindy was the VP and Business Unit CIO of New York Life Insurance Company.
Previously, Cindy was the head of Global Operations& Systems for HR at Alico where she was hired to build a world class infrastructure and service delivery capability in preparation for an IPO of the unit from AIG. Cindy has also held leadership positions at Merrill Lynch, Marsh & McLennan, Prudential, Booz Allan & Hamilton and MetLife in IT strategy, application & infrastructure management. Cindy’s passion is for people development; she has sponsored various mentoring programs and held key leadership roles in various Women in Technology initiatives.
Cindy has an MBA from New York University in Corporate Strategy & Entrepreneurship, and a BS from the State University of NY at Albany. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Hearts of Gold, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to break the cycle of homelessness among mothers and children in the shelter system. Cindy resides in New York City with her husband, two children and their dog.