CIO Symposium Contributor

Darrell Fernandes

CIO, Professional Services Group

Fidelity Investments

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2014

Panels Participated in


Darrell Fernandes is the chief information officer for Fidelity Investments’ Professional Services Group and head of its Strategic Investment Products and Data function.  In this role, he is responsible for leading a global team of more than 700 technologists that design, build and maintain customer security and data systems, as well as planning, guidance and discretionary asset management automation for Fidelity’s three distribution businesses:  Personal Investing, Workplace Investing and Fidelity Institutional.
Since joining Fidelity in 1994, Mr. Fernandes has held a number of roles, including: senior vice president of Advisory Solutions Technology, senior vice president of Cross-Company Planning Tools, vice president of CRM Systems, vice president of Architecture, and vice president of Sales and Marketing Technology.  Before Fidelity, he was a consultant with Keane, Inc., a firm that offers application services and business process outsourcing solutions.     
Mr. Fernandes is active in several information technology industry organizations, currently serving on the IBM Big Data & Analytics Leadership Board and Forrester CIO Leadership Board.  
He earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Villanova University.