Kevin Kometer is the chief information officer at CME Group and leads the company's global technology organization, a role he has held since 2008. He succeeded James Krause, who retired on June 30, 2008, after 23 years with the company.
Since joining the CME in 1994, he has held senior leadership positions in the exchange's technology division including deputy chief information officer, managing director of trading execution systems and director of advanced technology.
Kometer has been with the company for 14 years and has primary oversight for the development and quality management of CME Group trading systems for both options and futures trading, both on the trading floor and on the CME Globex electronic trading platform. He was also responsible for leading the effort to migrate of CBOT products traded on the eCBOT electronic trading platform to CME Globex during the CME/CBOT integration.
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