Doug Besso
Chief Technology and Operations OfficerHighTower
Doug Besso is the Chief Technology and Operations Officer at HighTower. Mr. Besso’s relentless devotion to strategically building the firm’s platform and supporting advisor teams continues to elevate HighTower’s premium technology offerings and operations model. With more than 25 years of experience in financial services, his ability to align people with processes for optimal service coupled with his leadership of top talent has positioned HighTower as the gold standard in the industry.

Mr. Besso holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University. He is a graduate of the Wharton School's Securities Industry Institute, where he currently serves on the Board of Trustees.