- Chief Operations and Innovation Officer
Roben Dunkin is Chief Operations and Innovation Officer at PGIM, the $1.3 trillion1 diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial. PGIM manages public equity, public fixed income, private credit, real estate and other alternative strategies for a broad array of institutional and retail clients globally.
As the Chief Operations and Innovation Officer, Roben plays a leadership role in defining PGIM’s innovation strategy, spearheading digital transformation and prioritizing data as an enterprise asset. She is responsible for several critical initiatives including PGIM’s central data architecture and governance; the modernization of cross‐business digital tools and capabilities; deploying robotics and automation; and enhancing cost efficiency and risk controls.
Additionally, Roben provides oversight of PGIM’s shared operations functions, including General Account Operations, Plan Accounting Operations, the PGIM Program Management Office, Market Data Services and the records and third-party risk management programs.
Roben joined PGIM in 2019 from Credit Suisse, where she spent over 11 years most recently as the Global Head of Trade Validation, Client Asset Protection and Derivatives Clearing Technology. Previous roles at Credit Suisse included Head of Technology for Credit Suisse USA Holdings, Inc., Head of North America IT, Head of EMEA IT and Global Head of Client Technology. Prior to that, Roben was the Global Head of Sales and Investment Banking Technology at Lehman Brothers.
Roben received a BS in International Studies from Manhattan College. Her professional affiliations include being a member of the Management Advisory Board of Virginia Tech Pamplin School of Business; Women’s Bond Club, SIFMA Board, and the IIB Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Working Group. Roben was recognized as a Champion for Women at the 2015 Women in Banking and Finance Awards.