William Speth

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William Speth
Occupation Vice President, Research
Employer CBOE Holdings Inc.
Location Chicago
Website www.cboe.com

William Speth is the vice president of research at CBOE Holdings Inc. He was appointed in February 2012.[1]


Speth was formerly the director and department head of research and product development for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). A 30-year options industry professional, he joined CBOE in 1995 after trading single stock, index and commodity options as a member of CBOE and the Chicago Board of Trade.

Speth is responsible for the design of new financial products for CBOE and for the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He has worked extensively in development and support of the suite of CBOE volatility products (e.g., CBOE Volatility Index - VIX - options and futures) as well as the exchange's option strategy benchmark indexes (e.g., the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index– BXM). He is also responsible for the new option listings and contract adjustment areas at the exchange.


  • University of Rochester, (1978 – 1980)
  • BS, Physics, Le Moyne College (1974 – 1978)[2]