Speakers

Marc Berthoud

Marc Berthoud

Head Exchange Data Strategy, Markets, SIX

Marc currently serves as Head Exchange Data Strategy in the Business Unit Markets of SIX, one of the leading securities market operators in Europe. Securing sound commercial offering and intellectual property rights policy over SIX data is a central focus area of Marc’s portfolio. In recent years he drove the modernization of The Swiss Stock Exchange market data dissemination infrastructure, improving latency and scalability. Marc is active in some prominent market data standardisation initiatives. He’s Co-Chairing the FIX Market Model Typology (MMT) Technical Committee. Most market operators and data vendors have recently widely implemented the MMT data standard in their data feeds and display terminals. Marc is additionally contributes to the FESE Market Data Expert Group and is Vice-Chairman of the WFE Exchange and CCP Statistics Working Group. Marc graduated in Economics and holds various industry certifications with strong focus on data management from EDM Council, ICMA, FISD.

Kevin Carrai

Kevin Carrai

Global Head of Market Data and Access Services, Cboe Global Markets

Kevin Carrai is Vice President and Global Head of Market Data and Access Services for Cboe, one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, offering trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies. At Cboe, Mr. Carrai oversees the company’s market data and access services business including product development, strategy, pricing and data policy. He was previously with Bats, and Direct Edge, where he was responsible for building their market data and connectivity businesses. Before joining Direct Edge, Kevin led Access Services at Nasdaq and was responsible for its equity and options connectivity business, including the establishment of Nasdaq’s co-location business.

Alireza Dorard

Alireza Dorard

Head of Department, Data Services, Deutsche Boerse

Alireza Dorfard became Head of Data Services in January 2020. The department runs the Group’s data dissemination business and focuses on continuous product development and enhancement. Alireza Dorfard also acts as deputy head of Market Data + Services.

Before Dr. Dorfard joined Deutsche Börse Group, he was responsible for Mastercard's Data & Services business as part of the management team in Germany and Switzerland. He started his career at Boston Consulting Group, consulting clients from the financial services industry.

Dr. Dorfard studied financial mathematics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt and received his PhD in econometrics from the University of Trier.

David Gresky

David Gresky

Senior Director, CME

David Gresky currently leads the newly formed CME Global Data Sales team (May 2020). During his 9 year career at CME Group, he has led various Data & Technology focused Sales teams including Market Technology Sales and Co-Location Business Development Teams. He is driven to evolving CME’s commercially facing data & technology businesses. Previous to CME Group, he led the Americas Sales Engineering Team at Itiviti (formerly Orc Financial Technologies). He began his career in capital markets working as an Options Trader for London-based Proprietary Trading firm Sequoia Capital, and holds a Bachelor’s from Northwestern University.

Peggy Sullivan

Peggy Sullivan

Senior Policy Advisor, SEC

Peggy Sullivan is a Senior Policy Advisor with the Division of Trading & Markets at the Securities & Exchange Commission. Before joining the SEC, she was Chief of Staff at Vela Trading Systems overseeing the firm’s partnerships and advising on market structure developments. Prior to Vela, Sullivan worked at the New York Stock Exchange for almost 20 years. She left the US exchange operator in May 2017 after holding various senior positions in operations and market data roles ranging from the National Market System (the Consolidated Tape) and as the Head of Market Data Administration. She additionally served in account and client support roles early in her career at Credit Suisse First Boston, Dow Jones Telerate and Merrill Lynch.