Alla Whitston

Alla Whitston

Managing Director | Chief Technology Officer | Global Workspace Services Executive
Bank of America

Alla is the Chief Technology Officer for Bank of America’s Workspace Services. She is also the bank’s executive sponsor and relationship manager for Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Alla leads Global Workspace Services organization, which manages all end user computing, productivity, Real Time Communications and collaboration services, including platform, voice, video, mobility and user support and operations services. Alla’s team operates in more than 30 countries and is responsible for delivering end-to-end technology and operations supporting desktop platforms, mobility services, and communication and collaboration technologies worldwide.

Previously, Alla was CTO for Enterprise functions were she managed end-to-end client engagement, plan, design, architecture and delivery of infrastructure solutions for the company’s Global Technology & Operations, Corporate Audit, Finance, Global Human Resources, Global Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory Relations businesses.

Prior to joining Bank of America in 2011, Alla served as Managing Director in the Investment Banking division at JP Morgan, responsible for Application and Infrastructure Management supporting global equities and prime brokerage businesses. Previously, Alla was Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns, responsible for Global Cash Equities Infrastructure and Application Management. She also held leadership positions at Goldman Sachs, Bankers Trust and Home Insurance.

Alla earned a Computer Science degree from Georgia Technical University. She lives in New York with her husband and son.

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