Bill Cassidy is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at New York Life, the largest mutual life insurer in the United States and one of the largest life insurers in the world. He oversees enterprise technology, focused on continuing the company’s strong commitment to and investment in technology, and on driving solutions that benefit New York Life’s customers, financial professionals, and employees.

Prior to assuming the CIO position, Mr. Cassidy served as senior vice president and head of shared services technology which included overseeing enterprise computing services, enterprise architecture, enterprise data, information security, digital, and technology strategy planning. He joined New York Life in 2018 as CIO of investments technology, responsible for providing technology solutions to New York Life Investments.

Before joining New York Life, Mr. Cassidy served as chief information officer for Och-Ziff Capital Management, a publicly traded alternative asset management firm, where he was responsible for all global technology including business facing application development and integration as well as the firm’s global technical infrastructure. He previously held roles of increasing responsibility at BlackRock, Western Asset Management, and Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Cassidy earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Mathematics from Long Island University–Southampton Campus.


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