Edward J. Joyce
Edward J. Joyce is the former president and chief operating officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). He served in that position from June 2000 to November 2011. He stepped down from the company on Nov. 1, 2011 for medical reasons, leaving executive vice chairman Edward T. Tilly to fill his post.
On May 4, 2012, Joyce was awarded with the Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award at the Options Industry Conference in New Orleans. The award recognizes Joyce's significant contributions to the industry during his 38-year career, including guiding the creation of CBOE's Hybrid trading system and the development of the VIX product line.
Joyce, who held various positions with the CBOE for more than 25 years, previously served as the executive vice president in charge of business development. He was responsible for coordinating various key activities central to relationship management, including marketing, member trading services and the CBOE Options Institute, the educational arm of CBOE.
Joyce began his career with the exchange in 1974 as a trading post coordinator, and held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of trading procedures, operations and business development. He assumed responsibility for floor operations in 1978 and was named the executive vice president of trading operations in 1987.
Joyce served on the board of directors of the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC), and as the President and board member of the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He previously served on the board of directors of the National Stock Exchange and OneChicago. He was also on the advisory board of the Illinois Council on Economic Education  and is active in the Knights of Columbus.
In addition to his involvement with the Knights of Columbus, Joyce has been actively involved in CBOE's civic and community programs including the United Way, Greater Chicago Food Depository, and the Working in the Schools (WITS) program.
He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University and an MBA from DePaul University.
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