SVP, Head of Technology | Fidelity Investments
Lorna Martyn is a global technology leader with diverse experience in financial services, consulting and telecommunications, spanning almost 30 years.
As Head of Technology for Fidelity Ireland, Lorna leads over 900 technologists who develop superior quality innovative technology solutions for the Fidelity business. In her 15-year career to date at Fidelity, she has held a number of leadership roles both in Ireland and the US. Beginning her Fidelity career as a senior project manager in 2004, Lorna is now a member of Fidelity’s global technology leadership team driving technology strategy.
Lorna sits on the boards of Technology Ireland and the Irish American Partnership and is actively involved in developing the technology ecosystem in Ireland. As a recognized advocate for inclusion and diversity, and most particularly, greater female representation in technology, Lorna has led the development and delivery of a multifaceted program which is focused on affecting sustainable change for women in STEM within Fidelity, local communities and industry. The program received the inaugural Women in Technology Award from Technology Ireland in 2018.
Lorna’s work as a technology leader and as an advocate for women in STEM has contributed to her being recognised at industry level;
– Women Mean Business: Woman in Technology Award 2019
– Silicon Republic: Invent 100 List 2018
– ITAG: Digital Woman of the Year Award 2016
Lorna holds a honours B.Sc. degree in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick, a honours masters (MBS in management information systems) from UCD’s Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, and leadership qualifications from Simmons school of management and The Center for Creative Leadership.