Paul Brassil is the vice president of information technology at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and joined the Bank in 2013. He is responsible for all central IT functions at the Boston Fed, including application development and support, project and relationship management and local desktop, AV and network services.
In addition to these duties, Paul is also responsible for the Bank's central IT innovation strategy, which includes setting the direction for the Boston Fed's distributed ledger technology (DLT) technical roadmap. As part of establishing the Bank's technical DLT roadmap, Paul:
- leads development of the Bank's DLT applications;
- engages with DLT leaders from the private sector on industry trends;
- collaborates with other Reserve Banks on System DLT technical strategies;
- interacts with DLT technical teams from international central banks on global DLT topics and;
- speaks regularly on DLT topics at IT and cybersecurity conferences.
Prior to joining FRB Boston, Paul served as Senior Director of Solutions Delivery at EMC Corporation, where he was responsible for a large portfolio of mission critical platforms supporting EMC's Global Services organization. Paul has over 20 years in technology and in earlier roles at EMC, and at previous companies such as Siemens, PrimeArray Systems, and Simplex-Grinnell, Paul focused on data center operations, application development, and IT service delivery.
Paul has a Masters in IT from Bentley University in Massachusetts.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Vice President, Information Technology, 2013-present
Senior Director, Solutions Delivery, 2009-2013
PrimeArray Systems, Inc.
Technology Executive, 2008-2009
Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Inc.
Vice President, Infrastructure Management Services, 2007-2008
Director, Hosting Operations, 2002-2007
Senior Manager, eBusiness Development, 1999-2002
Senior Development Manager/Principal Software Engineer, 1997-1999
M.S., Bentley University, 2001
B.S., Bridgewater State University, 1998