Ralph Achkar joined State Street in October 2017. He is a member of the Digital Product Development & Innovation Team (DPDI), based in London. The team's objective is to facilitate digital product innovation across the organization leading to new product development. In his current role, Ralph works with businesses across State Street and the market to enable the next generation of capital markets. Prior to joining State Street, Ralph held a number of senior positions at vendors (Colt Technologies, MarketPrizm), exchanges (London Stock Exchange, Turquoise), sell side banks (Citi), as well as several entrepreneurial ventures. Ralph holds an MBA from INSEAD and an M.S. degree in systems engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.