A. Michael Smith

A. Michael Smith

Senior Vice President, Global Chief Auditor

A. Michael Smith serves as Senior Vice President and Global Chief Auditor. Based in New York, Michael leads the Internal Audit team and supports the Nasdaq Board of Directors and Audit Committee.

Before joining Nasdaq, Michael worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he was a Partner and the U.S. Internal Technology Audit Services Leader for Financial Services.               

Michael has nearly three decades of experience in information technology, internal audit, cybersecurity, privacy, IT governance, risk and compliance, as well as national and international regulatory requirements in the information technology space. Throughout his career, Michael has led projects or worked in all financial services sectors. He also has a strong international background, having lived and worked in Europe and led teams in EMEA and APAC.

With Michael's comprehensive financial services background, he provides insight on all aspects of information technology strategy, risk, and control, as well as invaluable assistance in dealing with regulators and their expectations and requirements.