Edward Boyle

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Edward Boyle
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Occupation Chief Executive Officer
Employer BOX
Location Chicago
Website www.boxexchange.com

Edward G. Boyle is chief executive officer of BOX. He assumed that role in April 2015. He was previously senior vice president of business development and strategy, starting in January 2013.[1]

Boyle is the former head of NYSE’s Arca exchange and more recently was an executive with GETCO.


Boyle was tabbed in December 2010 to manage GETCO's relationships with exchanges and trading platforms, starting in January 2011.[2] Boyle was in charge of managing the firm's relationships with the more than 50 exchanges and platforms on which Getco trades. [3][4] He left the firm in June of 2012.[5]

Boyle served as executive vice president of NYSE Euronext from September 2007 until joining GETCO in 2010.[6] He was responsible for the strategic development, market structure and technology platforms of NYSE Euronext's two U.S. options exchanges, NYSE Arca options and NYSE Amex options. He also represented NYSE Euronext on the board of directors of the Options Clearing Corporation. [7]

Before joining NYSE Euronext, Boyle was vice president and director of business development, equity derivatives at TD Securities. He was previously managing director for business development at LETCO Trading and a partner at Platinum Trading.

He began his career in the securities business in 1982 and became a member of the CBOE in 1985, starting a private brokerage firm he operated until 1990. From 1990 to 1998 he was president of Boyle Securities, where he managed operations and trading. From 1998 to 1999, Boyle was a principle and trader with Platinum Trading LLC.. From 1999 – 2002, he was managing director, business development of the LETCO Trading Companies, responsible for client relationship management and order-flow.

Boyle has previously held membership and committee appointments on the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Chicago Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange.

Previously, he served on the Board of Directors of the International Securities Exchange (ISE) as an industry director and was a member of the SIA Options Committee from 2003 – 2007.

Other Affiliations

In November 2012, Boyle was named to the Advisory Committee of John J. Lothian & Company, Inc.

Additionally, he serves on the advisory board of OptionsCity Software, Inc.

He holds NASD Series 7,63,55,24, and 4 industry licenses.


Boyle attended the College of DuPage, studying several concentrations.[8]


Boyle spoke at the 2015 MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity Summer Intern Education Series in Chicago.

The Crystal Ball

"The successful firms in this industry looked at the history, saw the change coming, and reacted by getting ahead of it."


  1. Ed Boyle to Join BOX as SVP in January. John Lothian News.
  2. Getco Hires NYSE Euronext Options Chief Edward Boyle as Exchange Liaison. Bloomberg.
  3. Getco Hires NYSE Euronext Options Chief Ed Boyle. Dow Jones.
  4. Getco lands NYSE's options head in hiring spree. Reuters.
  5. Getco Sheds 40 Staff in Restructuring; Senior Officials Depart. Dow Jones Newswires.
  6. Edward G. Boyle Joins NYSE Euronext as Vice President, NYSE Arca Options. Fierce Finance.
  7. Options Industry Conference 2010 Panelists. optionseducation.org.
  8. Ed Boyle. LinkedIn.