Daniel Carrigan is President of Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX), the US Futures Exchange of Nasdaq, Inc. He also serves as Associate Vice President of Nasdaq, Inc. Global Trading & Market Services for global new product development across equities, energy, interest rates and currencies.
Prior to election as President, Daniel was Senior Managing Director of Products, Services & Operations of NFX (2004-2011). Daniel also served as head of new product development for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (“PHLX”) (PHLX was acquired by NASDAQ OMX in July 2008) from 2004-2008. He architected the PHLX / NFX foreign currency product growth strategy with the January 2007 listing of PHLX US Dollar-settled currency options and in August 2007, the listing of NFX US Dollar-settled foreign currency futures.
Prior to joining the PHLX, Daniel helped start and run OneChicago, LLC, an exchange for single stock futures (2000 - 2002). Prior to OneChicago, Daniel was Executive Managing Director and co-head of North America (1989-2000) for Finacor Group, a CFTC-registered Futures Commission Merchant and SEC-registered Broker-Dealer whereby he oversaw operations and regulatory compliance. During his tenure with Finacor, he was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Daniel got his start in the derivatives industry in 1987 with Tudor Investment Group subsidiary, Bellwether Partners, as a proprietary trader of foreign currency and US Treasury futures.