Speaker/Panelist 2019, 2016, 2015
The Perfect CIO: Empowering Business Partners and Serving Customers (2016)
Leading Digital: A Manifesto for IT and Business Executives (2015)
Craig W. Stephenson is a Senior Client Partner, Managing Director of the North America CIO Practice and Global Financial Markets Technology & Operations Practice. Based in New York, he is also a member of the Firm’s Board & CEO Services Practice and Global Promotion Committee. Mr. Stephenson is recognized for his extensive talent management knowledge of technology and operations leadership across financial markets. He conducts senior-level search assignments around the world and Leadership & Talent Consulting engagements across the critical Technology & Operations functions.
As a founding member and leader of the Practice, Mr. Stephenson oversees the delivery of search activities around the world and is recognized by clients for his commitment to quality and thorough understanding of the financial markets across Capital Markets, Brokerage/Wealth Management, Asset Management, Retail and Commercial Banking, Insurance and FinTech.
Mr. Stephenson continues to be a featured speaker at the Financial Services CIO Summit and develops the agenda for the yearly event in New York. He is often quoted in various industry publications and more recently in the CIO Journal covering topics to include critical leadership characteristics and embracing change agility to excel in technology and operations roles.
Mr. Stephenson is a graduate of Lynchburg College in Virginia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business management. He resides in Wilton, CT, with his wife, Jana, and two sons. He is an active member and coach of Wilton Youth Football and Wilton Youth Lacrosse programs.
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