Judy Kawaguchi is a senior technology executive in the FinTech sector, with a proven 20-year track record of leading large-scale global organisations through disruptive change and delivery of complex, business-critical programmes and business transformation enabled by technology and innovation.
She has held various CIO/head of technology roles working and living in Asia, US, and Europe, and recently joined Refinitiv as the Global Head, Programme Delivery & Enablement, leading all cross-technology programmes globally as they embark on their large-scale transformation and modernisation journey.
She has been passionate about moving the needle on the D&I agenda for over 15 years, especially for women in technology and multi-cultural ethnic groups. Judy actively mentors and coaches aspiring leaders and students to overcome ethnic stereotypes and to turn their multi-cultural experience into professional strength.
Judy also has a passion for change outside of her workplace. She was on the Board of Solace Women’s Aid, and currently serves as their expert advisor to their Business Development Sub-Committee. Judy is also the Founder of eCubed, a social enterprise, with the mission to Engage People, and Empower Communities, to End Violence across London, raising unrestricted funding for local non-profit organisations such as Solace Women’s Aid, with an aim to build safer lives and strong futures free from sexual and domestic violence.