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2016 UCLA Commencement Keynote Speaker Address - Stephen Godfrey

William Duke, Chair & Stephen Godfrey

Stephen Godfrey ’89, M.B.A. ’93 – Math Department Ceremony, Court of Sciences

Stephen Godfrey is the executive vice president and the head of Foreign Exchange eCommerce for Wells Fargo Bank. Based in San Francisco, he oversees the foreign exchange services electronically delivered to clients and the business-side sponsorship of the supporting systems. Working with internal partners, his team manages product development, sales and support of electronic trading, trading-room technology, and processing solutions for the bank’s complete client base.

Godfrey has over 25 years of financial service experience. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he was a managing director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he oversaw the initial launch of the global markets Internet portal, managed dealing applications serving thousands of clients executing billions in daily dollar volume, and championed global payment systems deployed to retail customers and commercial entities through cash-management platforms.

Godfrey earned his B.A. in mathematics from UCLA and an MBA from UCLA Anderson, and is a member of the Math Chair’s Council at UCLA. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and children.

 

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