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Thomas Deely

Thomas Deely is the Academic Director for Applied Analytics programs at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies. He has worked a Business Development Strategist, Technology Investor, Advisor, and Speaker. Prior to joining Columbia University, he was a Senior Engineer at Goldman Sachs, responsible for the Adoption Strategy for Enterprise Platforms across global businesses. Deely also lead the Innovation Awards program and thought leadership on FinTech engagement at Goldman Sachs.

Deely joined Goldman Sachs in London in 1997 as a Senior Application Developer and relocated to New York in 2000 where he progressed to hold a number of senior management roles implementing critical new business and regulatory initiatives. He has managed global technology teams, the setup of new hedge funds, new trading flows and financial services businesses, new balance sheet and P&L reporting platforms, and Dodd Frank regulation reform legal and compliance implementation post the 2008 financial crisis.

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Deely was an Application Developer in the Technology Division at JP Morgan where he joined Graduate Training program in London in 1994.

Deely is a CFA charterholder and earned a Master’s in Technology Management from Columbia University in 2008 and a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from University College Dublin in 1994.

Deely has studied and applied open innovation concepts emphasizing the imperative for companies to profit from technology investments. He has an active interest in markets, the socioeconomic impacts of technology, emerging technology driven business models, open source, analytics and the dynamics of successful businesses.

Deely serves on the NY Advisory Board for Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and is active in the Irish American Community in New York.