John Plansky

John Plansky


John Plansky is a Principal of PwC's Strategy& in the financial services practice based in the Boston office. He is an expert in the restructuring of the global Information Technology function to enhance value for financial institutions. He has deep expertise in applying Information Technology to launch new products and enable global operating models for securities firms.

Examples of Mr. Plansky’s experience:

  • For one of the largest, global asset servicing firms, Mr. Plansky led the development of the product, global operations and technology strategy and implementation plan for OTC derivatives.
  • For one of the world’s largest custodians, Mr. Plansky developed the overall IT strategy and transformation plan for ~ $1.5B IT organization to dramatically improve systems time to market and increase efficiency
  • For a global custodian, Mr. Plansky developed a target global operating model and systems strategy to re-architect existing operations and systems in support of reducing costs and improving customer value
  • For one of the largest outsourcers of middle and back-office processing for investment managers, Mr. Plansky defined the global deployment process, governance and organization structure for implementing strategic operations and systems
  • For the leading securities firm world wide, Mr. Plansky led the definition, development and implementation of an industry-wide information system and processing platform for Securities Lending
  • For a global securities firm, Mr. Plansky led the development of their prime brokerage strategy including market segmentation, product offering and operations and technology strategy
  • For a global brokerage firm, Mr. Plansky led the development of the strategic systems architecture and technology partner strategy for the U.S. private client business.
  • While Chief Executive, Securities Industry of a leading, global services firm, Mr. Plansky led the development and implementation of strategic systems for the full securities industry value chain.

Prior to joining Strategy& as a Senior Executive Advisor, Mr. Plansky was CEO of NerveWire, Inc. and Chief Executive, Securities Industry, at Wipro. He had also been an associate partner at Accenture. Mr. Plansky has a BS degree in biophysics from Brown University.