Matt Cardillo, Senior Director of Application Platforms, has managed software delivery and sustainment within FINRA’s Technology Department since 2007. He has a passion for creating impactful yet simple user-facing products and solutions that exceed expectations. Quick to embrace new challenges, Matt applies his formidable technical leadership skills to design and develop transformative and innovative software solutions. He manages multiple teams through high profile development initiatives ranging from transactional, highly integrated systems to self-service user analytic solutions. Between 2014 and 2016, he played an instrumental role in a bold transformational migration of FINRA’s core market regulation technology to the cloud.
Prior to FINRA, software engineering was the cornerstone of Matt’s focus working in several industries which included Defense, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, and Music. He has over 25 years of professional engineering and information technology experience. He is known as an expert at leadership and change management for both new development and turnaround projects. Matt earned his master’s degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University and his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Drexel University. Matt is a Certified Scrum Master & Product Owner and a Project Management Professional (PMP). Matt enjoys water sports and is an avid scuba diver.