Computer Science Department Seminar

11:30AM-12:30PM, Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Thomas Sanzone, CSC Alumnus, Member of the Board of Trustees of Hofstra University

Title: Career and Leadership Experience


Mr. Sanzone will share his career and leadership experience, and will discuss the professional and global challenges graduates in computing face.

Biography: Mr. Thomas J. Sanzone, is member of The Hofstra University Board of Trustees and the Advisory Board for future school of Engineering and Computer Science. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science from Hofstra University, 1982. Tom Sanzone has extensive leadership and technology experience. He is executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. Positions he held include chief information officer of Credit Suisse, chief information officer for Citigroup's Corporate and Investment Bank, the Private Client Group, and the Global Transaction Services business. Mr. Sanzone joined Salomon Brothers in 1984 as a programmer analyst in the mortgage trading systems area. In 1991 he was appointed senior operating officer for fixed income and equity sales trading, and in 1996 was named managing director and head of global application development. At Travelers/Salomon Smith Barney, he was responsible for capital markets development and was instrumental in merger-related systems consolidations for Nikko, Salomon Smith Barney, Citicorp and others, from 1997 to 1998.