John Carlson

Chief of Staff, Financial Services ISAC

John W. Carlson is Chief of Staff of the FS-ISAC and the Vice Chair of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). The FS-ISAC is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1999, funded by its 7,000 member organizations and focused on assuring the resilience and continuity of the global financial services infrastructure and individual firms against acts that could significantly impact the sector’s ability to provide services critical to the orderly function of the global economy. Prior to joining FS-ISAC, Carlson served as the EVP of BITS/Financial Services Roundtable and MD of Morgan Stanley. Carlson also served in a variety of roles at the OCC, OMB and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Carlson holds a MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. from the Univ. of Maryland.