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Thomas A. Wittman
Executive Vice President, Global Head of Equities, NASDAQ Inc.

Thomas A. Wittman

Thomas Wittman is Executive Vice President of Nasdaq and Global Head of Equities, a division of the company's Global Trading & Market Services business. Based in Philadelphia, he oversees the global cash equities and equity derivatives businesses and is responsible for the management and strategy of Nasdaq's three U.S. equities markets, three U.S. options markets, the equity and equity derivatives trading in Copenhagen, Helsinki and Stockholm as well as Nasdaq's investment in the Multilateral Trading Facility, TOM. Wittman also serves as CEO and President of The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), Nasdaq PHLX LLC (PHLX), Nasdaq BX Inc. (BX), Ensoleillement Inc. and is CEO of the International Securities Exchange, LLC (ISE), ISE Gemini, LLC and ISE Mercury, LLC.

Previously, Wittman served as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities and Derivatives and President of PHLX where he was responsible for the management and operations of Nasdaq's U.S. equities and options markets. Prior to that Wittman was Vice President of U.S. Options, where he led the team in transitioning the PHLX platform from an open outcry, floor-based specialist system to an electronic, hybrid system. He also drove the development of the Nasdaq Options Market (NOM) and the launch of Nasdaq BX Options (BX Options).

Wittman began his exchange career in 1987 as a software developer for The Philadelphia Stock Exchange (currently known as PHLX). He joined Nasdaq in 2008 after Nasdaq acquired The Philadelphia Stock Exchange.

He has a B.S. from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.

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