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Joe Levin was the vice president of research and product development at the [[Chicago Board Options Exchange]] (CBOE). He started at the CBOE in the 1980s and led the development of a long list of index products and benchmarks, including the [[VIX]]. He died in August of 2018.  
 
Joe Levin was the vice president of research and product development at the [[Chicago Board Options Exchange]] (CBOE). He started at the CBOE in the 1980s and led the development of a long list of index products and benchmarks, including the [[VIX]]. He died in August of 2018.  
  
He received the [[William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award]] in December of 2008 for his work in creating revolutionary products in the listed options markets.
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Levin received the [[William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award]] in December of 2008 for his work in creating revolutionary products in the listed options markets.
  
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==

Revision as of 10:41, 8 August 2018

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Joe Levin
Occupation Vice President of Research and Product Development
Employer CBOE
Location Chicago
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.cboe.com

Joe Levin was the vice president of research and product development at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). He started at the CBOE in the 1980s and led the development of a long list of index products and benchmarks, including the VIX. He died in August of 2018.

Levin received the William F. Sharpe Indexing Lifetime Achievement Award in December of 2008 for his work in creating revolutionary products in the listed options markets.

Background

At CBOE Levin oversaw the development of many industry "firsts," including the first security index option (S&P 100 Index options - OEX); the first measure of market volatility (CBOE Volatility Index - VIX); the first options strategy-based index (CBOE S&P 500 Buy-Write Index - BXM); and the first tradable volatility products (VIX futures and options). [1]

Education

References

  1. JOE LEVIN, CBOE VP OF RESEARCH/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT SUPER BOWL OF INDEXING CONFERENCE. CBOE.
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