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Jos Schmitt is the CEO of [[Aequitas NEO Exchange]], a Canadian stock exchange that launched on March 27, 2015.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Street+have+make+some+room+second+stock+exchange/8580282/story.html|name=Bay Street may have to make some room for second stock exchange|org=Vancouver Sun|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>  He is also the CEO of its parent company, Aequitas Innovations Inc.
Jos Schmitt is the CEO of [[Aequitas NEO Exchange]], a Canadian stock exchange that launched on March 27, 2015.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Street+have+make+some+room+second+stock+exchange/8580282/story.html|name=Bay Street may have to make some room for second stock exchange|org=Vancouver Sun|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>  He is also the CEO of its parent company, Aequitas Innovations Inc.
Schmitt has more than twenty-five years of experience in the financial services industry.


== Background ==
== Background ==
Schmitt is the founder of [[Alpha Trading Systems]], a rival Canadian exchange launched in 2007, and was purchased in 2012 by the [[Maple Group]] consortium that also purchased [[TMX Group]]. He left Alpha in October 2012, after the acquisition was completed<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-24/tmx-group-says-alpha-ceo-jos-schmitt-to-leave-company-next-month.html|org=Bloomberg|name=TMX Group Says Alpha CEO Jos Schmitt to Leave Company Next Month|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref> At the time of the acquisition, Alpha had grown to represent 17 percent of total trading volume among Canadian exchanges.  
Schmitt is the founder and former CEO of [[Alpha Trading Systems]], a rival Canadian exchange launched in 2007, and then purchased in 2012 by the [[Maple Group]] consortium that also purchased [[TMX Group]]. He left Alpha in October 2012, after the acquisition was completed.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-24/tmx-group-says-alpha-ceo-jos-schmitt-to-leave-company-next-month.html|org=Bloomberg|name=TMX Group Says Alpha CEO Jos Schmitt to Leave Company Next Month|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref> At the time of the acquisition, Alpha had grown to represent 17 percent of total trading volume among Canadian exchanges.  


In April 2013, Alpha was migrated into TMX Quantum, TMX Group's [[proprietary trading]] engine.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tmx.com/en/news_events/news/news_releases/2013/4-29-2013_TMXGroup-Alpha-TMXQuantum.html|org=TMX|name=Alpha trading platform moves to TMX Quantum|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>
In April 2013, Alpha was migrated into TMX Quantum, TMX Group's [[proprietary trading]] engine.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://tmx.com/en/news_events/news/news_releases/2013/4-29-2013_TMXGroup-Alpha-TMXQuantum.html|org=TMX|name=Alpha trading platform moves to TMX Quantum|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>


Prior to founding Alpha, Schmitt was a partner, executive vice president and global head of capital markets for [[Capco]]. He previously served as president and CEO of the [[Belgian Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House]] and, before that, head of market operations for the [[Brussels Stock Exchange]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=28871318&privcapId=46266939|org=Bloomberg Businessweek|name=Joseph Marie Marcel Schmitt|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>
Before founding Alpha, Schmitt was a partner, executive vice president and global head of capital markets for [[Capco]]. He previously served as president and CEO of the [[Belgian Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House]] and, before that, head of market operations for the [[Brussels Stock Exchange]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=28871318&privcapId=46266939|org=Bloomberg Businessweek|name=Joseph Marie Marcel Schmitt|date=June 25, 2013}}</ref>


He is also a past chairman of the Belgian Derivatives Markets Authority.
He is also a past chairman of the Belgian Derivatives Markets Authority.

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Jos Schmitt
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Occupation CEO
Employer Aequitas Innovations
Location Toronto, ON, CA
Website aequitasinnovations.com

Jos Schmitt is the CEO of Aequitas NEO Exchange, a Canadian stock exchange that launched on March 27, 2015.[1] He is also the CEO of its parent company, Aequitas Innovations Inc.

Schmitt has more than twenty-five years of experience in the financial services industry.

Background[edit]

Schmitt is the founder and former CEO of Alpha Trading Systems, a rival Canadian exchange launched in 2007, and then purchased in 2012 by the Maple Group consortium that also purchased TMX Group. He left Alpha in October 2012, after the acquisition was completed.[2] At the time of the acquisition, Alpha had grown to represent 17 percent of total trading volume among Canadian exchanges.

In April 2013, Alpha was migrated into TMX Quantum, TMX Group's proprietary trading engine.[3]

Before founding Alpha, Schmitt was a partner, executive vice president and global head of capital markets for Capco. He previously served as president and CEO of the Belgian Derivatives Exchange and Clearing House and, before that, head of market operations for the Brussels Stock Exchange.[4]

He is also a past chairman of the Belgian Derivatives Markets Authority.

Education[edit]

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