Graham Warner ’02 G’13, chief operating officer of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Bank (GTB) Americas, will deliver the 2018 convocation address to bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) at the college’s convocation ceremony in May.

Warner received his B.S. degree from Syracuse University with a dual major in Information Management and Technology at the School of Information Studies (iSchool), and Speech Communication at VPA. He also completed his M.S. in Information Management at the iSchool, and serves on the iSchool’s Board of Advisors.

As the chief operating officer at Deutsche Bank’s GTB, Warner leads an organization that provides innovative cash management, trade finance, trust and securities solutions for corporate and financial institution clients. Warner works in partnership with key stakeholders to deliver strategic transformation by way of day-to-day operations, business development, capital planning, finance and talent management as well as regulatory engagement.

He is a member of Deutsche Bank’s GTB Americas Executive Council. Previous leadership roles at the bank include his tenure as their global head of online, FX, liquidity and investments product management as well as Americas regional head of GTB product development and chair of the Americas Digital Working Group. In this capacity, he was highly sought after as an industry speaker on blockchain technology in Fintech.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Warner spent eight years at Citigroup as a vice president in various roles within the company.

VPA’s convocation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Carrier Dome.