Wall Street 50 – 2019

Bill Murphy/Blackstone

Bill Murphy is a senior managing director and the CTO at Blackstone, leading the Blackstone Innovations team. Bill is responsible for the firm’s use of technology along with managing a strategic technology investment portfolio. As part of this role Bill serves on several boards of directors of investments along with the board of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation.  

Prior to joining Blackstone in 2011, Bill was founding Chief Technology Officer for Capital IQ, where he was responsible for overseeing all product design, development, infrastructure, and technology support and was involved with all operations of the business. Before Capital IQ, Bill started his career at Sapient, delivering solutions for large clients primarily in financial services following his graduation with a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Bill is a many generation (at least five) Irish American and resides in Manhattan with his wife and two children. Son of an Irish police detective, Bill is planning the children’s first trip to Ireland to explore their roots and play some great links golf as a family.