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Kevin Kennedy serves as the vice president and head of U.S. options at [[Nasdaq]] and head of [[Nasdaq Futures Exchange]], the company's energy and freight market. He took the options job in 2007 and added the futures exchange post in November 2018.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://business.nasdaq.com/marketinsite/2016/Technology-Innovation-Series-Kevin-Kennedy-Nasdaq.html|name=Bringing Nasdaq’s Derivatives Franchises Together|org=JLN|date=November 9, 2018}}</ref><ref>  
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Kevin Kennedy serves as the vice president and head of U.S. options at [[Nasdaq]] and head of [[Nasdaq Futures Exchange]], the company's energy and freight market. He took the options job in 2007 and added the futures exchange post in November 2018.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://business.nasdaq.com/marketinsite/2016/Technology-Innovation-Series-Kevin-Kennedy-Nasdaq.html|name=Bringing Nasdaq’s Derivatives Franchises Together|org=JLN|date=November 9, 2018}}</ref>
  
 
He is responsible for Nasdaq's U.S. Options business, including setting the strategic direction for Nasdaq's six U.S. Options exchanges. With NFX, he will be responsible for managing and growing the exchange, launched in 2015.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.johnlothiannews.com/2018/11/bringing-nasdaqs-derivatives-franchises-together/|name=SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS|org=Nasdaq|date=September 26, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://business.nasdaq.com/marketinsite/2016/Technology-Innovation-Series-Kevin-Kennedy-Nasdaq.html|name=
 
He is responsible for Nasdaq's U.S. Options business, including setting the strategic direction for Nasdaq's six U.S. Options exchanges. With NFX, he will be responsible for managing and growing the exchange, launched in 2015.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.johnlothiannews.com/2018/11/bringing-nasdaqs-derivatives-franchises-together/|name=SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS|org=Nasdaq|date=September 26, 2017}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=http://business.nasdaq.com/marketinsite/2016/Technology-Innovation-Series-Kevin-Kennedy-Nasdaq.html|name=

Latest revision as of 10:49, 9 November 2018

Kevin Kennedy
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Occupation Vice President and Head of U.S. Options
Employer Nasdaq
Location New York, NY
LinkedIn Profile
Website www.nasdaq.com

Kevin Kennedy serves as the vice president and head of U.S. options at Nasdaq and head of Nasdaq Futures Exchange, the company's energy and freight market. He took the options job in 2007 and added the futures exchange post in November 2018.[1]

He is responsible for Nasdaq's U.S. Options business, including setting the strategic direction for Nasdaq's six U.S. Options exchanges. With NFX, he will be responsible for managing and growing the exchange, launched in 2015.[2][3][4]

Background

Before he became head of U.S. options, he was head of market operations for U.S. Options at Nasdaq.

From 1997 to 2007, he was a governor on the board of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange prior to its acquisition by Nasdaq.

He began his career as an independent market maker in September 1987, and served as president of his own trading firm, and was a vice president in Goldman Sachs' equities division, where he managed the firm’s Philadelphia derivatives operation.

Education

Kennedy graduated from La Salle University in 1987 with a bachelor of science in finance.

References

  1. Bringing Nasdaq’s Derivatives Franchises Together. JLN.
  2. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENTS. Nasdaq.
  3. TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION SERIES: KEVIN KENNEDY, NASDAQ}. Nasdaq.
  4. Nasdaq’s Kennedy Sees Plenty of Room for Options Industry Growth. John Lothian News.