Nashira Spencer has been named Chief Security Officer at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), a post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry.
In this role, Spencer will be responsible for managing DTCC’s enterprise-wide global information security, physical security, employee safety, and crisis/incident management functions, ensuring a comprehensive and holistic approach to risk management and resilience across the organization.
Spencer brings 20 years of leadership and expertise in security management to DTCC, including serving the last 6 years as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and, most recently, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Anywhere Real Estate (formerly Realogy). As CISO, Spencer’s innovative approach enabled her to successfully conceive and execute the firm’s enterprise-wide global cybersecurity and data privacy program during its digital transformation. Prior to that, Spencer served as Executive Director of Privacy and Information Security at Time Warner and also held security-related roles at other large financial institutions, including Prudential Financial, Citigroup and Bloomberg LP.
Spencer holds a Master of Science in Telecommunication Networks from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and obtained a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania. She advocates for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and volunteers her time as an advocate for underrepresented communities and populations, including serving on the Board of Directors of The Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey and NJ State Board of Junior Achievement.