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From Slow-and-Steady to Agile-and-Steady

From Slow-and-Steady to Agile-and-Steady

Michele Hillery

July 28, 2019


When external competition isn’t a significant driving factor for change, what motivates a company to invest time, effort and dollars into shifting the way it works? In this session with will look at why DTCC decided that it was time to change how it supports the financial services industry, how it implemented an enterprise agile organization, what it has learned from this transition and how it socialized the change with its clients.

Michele Hillery

Michele Hillery

Managing Director @ Depository Trust Clearing Corporation

Michele Hillery is Managing Director in the Equity Clearing Product Management group at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). In this role, Michele oversees business development, strategy and the financial resiliency of the Equities Clearance product line. Michele and her team focus their efforts on solutions that optimize capital and operational efficiencies for clients, while growing revenue, enhancing client experience and preparing the business for the emerging competitive landscape.

Michele has over 20 years in the industry and has held various positions within Product Management, Quality Assurance and Operations. Prior to joining DTCC’s Equity Clearing Product Management in 2013, Michele led the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation’s Mortgage Backed Securities Division (MBSD) where she managed the operations of the business and had responsibility over project development.

She earned a BBS from University of Limerick, Ireland and a MS from New York University.



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