Thomas Sullivan

Managing Director – Head of Digital Asset Business Development
Societe Generale

Thomas Sullivan is a Managing Director at Société Générale in New York, where he is the Head of Business Development for Digital Assets. Through the SG-Forge subsidiary, Société Générale has been recognized as a market leader, providing innovative services to issue, transact, and manage digital-native financial products registered on blockchain. In collaboration with the SG-Forge team, Tom spearheads the tokenization and blockchain efforts for Société Générale in the Americas.

Tom has over 20 years of experience in securities and banking, focusing on the intersection of operations and innovation. In his seven years at Société Générale, he has managed various operations divisions, including securities settlements, collateral management, f/x, and payments. Tom has spearheaded several blockchain related initiatives, and in 2022, he led Société Générale’s successful implementation of the Broadridge Distributed Ledger Repo platform. He is an active member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, participating in SIFMA’s Digital Assets Working Group.

Prior to Société Générale, Tom was the Head of Broker Dealer Operations at Commerzbank, where he managed securities settlements, securities lending support, and asset servicing.  With the merger of Commerzbank and Dresdner Bank in 2009, Tom coordinated the integration of the operational platforms of the Firms. He graduated from New York University with BA in Economics and holds Series 7, 24, and 27 registrations with FINRA.