A Day in the Life Discussion by Rob DiGiaro, CPO Guggenheim Partners

May 10, 2018


Robert DiGiaro

Managing Director and Chief Procurement Officer
Guggenheim Partners

Rob is the Global Head of Strategic Sourcing & Expense Management, and is responsible for helping the firm and each business unit drive down expenses. Additionally, he and his group structure and negotiate third-party contracts, with a focus on risk mitigation.        

Rob joined Guggenheim Partners in 2012, and currently reports directly to one of Guggenheim’s founding partners, Tom Irvin.

Rob’s team is responsible for: Sourcing of Market Data, Technology, Corporate Services (Travel), Brand Marketing & Communications, Facilities, and Professional Services across the firm. The SSEM team is also responsible for conducting due diligence on all third-party vendors as part of its Vendor Risk Management program.

Prior to joining Guggenheim Partners, Rob headed up Technology Sourcing at Credit Suisse. He also held several management positions at Merrill Lynch, where he specialized in enterprise-wide global technology outsourcing contracts.

Rob is also the founder and chairman of an elite financial services sourcing group Sourcers on The Street™.