Chief of Staff
Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)
John W. Carlson is chief of staff of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and active in the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), including vice chairman from 2015-17. The FS-ISAC is a non-profit 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 Executive Vice President of BITS/Financial Services Roundtable and Managing Director of Morgan Stanley. John also served in a variety of roles at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and United Nations Centre for Human Settlements. Carlson holds a Masters of Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. from the University of Maryland.