Roben Dunkin is Chief Technology Officer at PGIM, the $1.2 trillion (as of September 30, 2018) diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial. PGIM manages public equity, public fixed income, private fixed income, real estate and alternative strategies for a broad array of institutional and retail clients.
Roben joined PGIM in 2019 from Credit Suisse, where she was the global Head of Trade Validation, Client Asset Protection and Derivatives Clearing technology. Previous roles at Credit Suisse included Head of the Credit Suisse USA Holdings, Inc., Head of North America IT, Head of EMEA IT and Global Head of Client Technology.
In her role as CTO for PGIM, Roben plays a critical role defining and managing PGIM’s long‐term technology strategy. She manages a highly specialized team responsible for several critical initiatives across the organization including the design, governance and management of PGIM’s central data architecture, modernize, design, and implement the shared cross‐business digital tools and capabilities, deploy robotics and automation to eliminate manual processes and enhance cost efficiency and risk controls, leveraging Prudential‐wide RPA framework. Lastly, focusing on ML/AI to unlock the power of our data assets.
Additionally, Roben provides oversight of the PGIM Operational functions including the strategic determination of the optimal end state of these functions. The functions include: General Account Operations & Systems, Plan Accounting Operations & Systems, PGIM Program Management Office and PGIM Risk & Controls Office.
Roben received a BS in International Studies from Manhattan College. Among Roben’s corporate contributions include the Women’s Bond Club, and a member of the SIFMA Board.