Barbara Widholm is in Product Development, Digital Assets, NA, at State Street’s newest division focused on digital assets and technologies, encompassing the setup of a new integrated business and operating model to support clients’ entire digital investment cycle from pre-trade, trade, and post-trade as well as other initiatives designed to enhance the client experience.

Barbara joined State Street in EMEA in April 2016, where she started in the Global Markets FX Sales/RM for StreetFX and Indirect FX. Since then, she has worked in numerous roles and locations focused on Data Management, Pre-Sales Engineering and Product Development for all Segments. She relocated to Boston in 2019 to work for Alpha Data Management and Pre-Sales Engineering for Alternatives, Asset Owners, Asset Managers and Insurance.

Prior to joining State Street, she has worked globally in the US, UK, Germany starting at Goldman Sachs in London with a focus on Back office and Legal Documentation.

Barbara holds two Master of Science degrees. One in MSc Data Science completed in 2021 from the University of Edinburgh and one in MSc Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship from Manchester Business School. In addition, she has recently completed certificates on Coursera focusing on Blockchain, Cryptoassets, and Decentralized Finance.