Dessa Glasser, Ph.D., is a Principal with a 30-year track record designing and implementing innovative solutions and organizations in risk, data, and analytics. She focuses on Data and regulatory solutions and also assists Virtual Clarity, Ltd. on data solutions for their clients. She was recently named an Independent Member of the Board of Directors for Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.
Dessa moved into the private sector after teaching at Rutgers University. At JPMorgan Chase, she launched firm-wide Capital Stress Testing Analytics then, as its first CDO, she built the Chief Data Office for Asset Management. She was Deputy Director of the Office of Financial Research for the US Treasury, supporting the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), implementing data, standards and analytic solutions, including the global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). She established the Chief Risk Office for Bunge, serving as the first CRO. She also held senior positions at Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, IBM, and KPMG.
Dessa has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Fordham University, and serves on the Advisory Board for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.