Bob Greifeld is Chief Executive Officer of The NASDAQ OMX Group (NASDAQ: NDAQ), the world's largest exchange company.
has a 20-year history in technology and created one of the first electronic stock order matching systems.
leads one of the most dynamic companies in the exchange and technology sector, which delivers trading, financial market technology and public company services across six continents.
has over 3,900 companies from 39 countries representing all industry sectors.
led NASDAQ's combination with Stockholm-based OMX AB
, as well as the acquisitions of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange
, the Boston Stock Exchange and most recently Nord Pool, now NASDAQ OMX Commodities.
Under Mr. Greifeld's
leadership, the growth of The Nasdaq Stock Market has been impressive, with 16 consecutive quarters of top line growth.
The year 2007 was NASDAQ's
most successful since it began reporting financials in 1997.
Greifeld has been a strong advocate of modernizing exchanges and financial regulation to improve U.S. competitiveness and the performance of the markets to benefit investors.
Prior to joining NASDAQ OMX, Greifeld led the buy- and sell-side transaction routing businesses for SunGard Data Systems.
While serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Automated Securities Clearance, Inc.
led the team that created BRASS and made it the industry standard trade order management system for NASDAQ stocks.
Greifeld holds a Masters in Business from New York University, Stern School of Business and a B.A. in English from Iona College.
graduate school thesis was on the operation of The NASDAQ Stock Market.
Greifeld is Chairman of the USA Track & Field Foundation.
He is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Financial Services Roundtable and the Partnership for New York City, an organization devoted to enhancing the local economy.