|Bruce E. Aust|
Bruce E. Aust is vice chairman at Nasdaq. In this role, he works closely with Nasdaq’s Global Listing Services unit to assist clients and prospects worldwide. He also serves as president of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, located in San Francisco, and played an integral role in the creation and launch of the center, which opened in 2015. The Entrepreneurial Center is a non-profit organization funded by the Nasdaq Educational Foundation.
Previously, Aust served as executive vice president, global listing services, where he oversaw Nasdaq’s new listings and capital market business as well as global business development and relationship management with the companies listed on Nasdaq’s 16 listing markets worldwide. 
Before joining Nasdaq in 1998, Aust spent 12 years at Fidelity Investments in a variety of sales, trading, and management positions in Dallas, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. He is the recipient of the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award and The Digital Leadership award from Computers for Youth.