CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
As CIO, Derek oversees the cross corporate technology infrastructure, cyber security, and IT project work within the JJ Haines and Belknap White Group divisions. His career has always been in technology development, having graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science, double majoring in Mathematics and Computer Science, training as part of Fidelity Investment’s LEAP program for software engineers, and continuing with full stack engineering of iPad applications for the financial firm. In 2016 he was part of the second class to graduate from Cornell Tech with a Masters in Business Administration, seeing firsthand how to apply technology to business use cases, and bring entrepreneurship to large organizations. He is a big proponent of Agile project methodologies and pushing change management as a companywide skill.