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Confirmed Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Options Clearing Corporation

    Visit www.theocc.com

    The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. 

    Michael Shore

  • BOX Exchange

    Visit boxoptions.com/

    BOX Options provides an efficient and transparent marketplace, cutting edge technology and best price filtering for customer order execution. BOX Options offers distinctive features such as the Price Improvement Period (PIP) auction, Complex Order Book, Solicitation , Facilitation and Open Outcry on approximately 3,400 different securities. BOX Options has an ultra-low latency trading engine with matching based on price-time priority. 

    Patty Schuler

  • Cboe Global Markets

    Visit www.cboe.com/

    Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) provides cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to defining markets through product innovation, leading edge technology and seamless trading solutions.
    The company offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, U.S., Canadian and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global foreign exchange (FX) and volatility products based on the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX Index), recognized as the world’s premier gauge of U.S. equity market volatility.
    The company is headquartered in Chicago with a network of domestic and global offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia, including main hubs in New York, London, Kansas City and Amsterdam.

    Arianne Adams

  • MIAX

    Visit www.MIAXOptions.com

    MIAX’s parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX®), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl®), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald®), Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC, and Bermuda Stock Exchange.  MIAX, MIAX Pearl and MIAX Emerald are national securities exchanges registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission that provide U.S. listed options trading to their member firms. MIAX serves as the exclusive exchange venue for cash-settled options on the SPIKES® Volatility Index, a measure of the expected 30-day volatility in the SPDR® S&P 500® ETF. In addition to options, MIAX Pearl facilitates the trading of cash equities through MIAX Pearl Equities™.

    MIAX’s executive offices and National Operations Center are located in Princeton, NJ, with additional offices located in Miami, FL, Minneapolis, MN, and Hamilton, Bermuda.

    Andy Nybo

  • Nasdaq

    Visit www.nasdaq.com

    Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a Fortune 500 global technology company serving the capital markets and other industries. Our diverse offering of data, analytics, software and services enables clients to optimize and execute their business vision with confidence. To learn more about the company, technology solutions and career opportunities, visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @Nasdaq, or at www.nasdaq.com.

    The business services offered by Nasdaq, Inc., represent a diversified portfolio of corporate, trading, technology, and information solutions that fuel capital markets and drive productivity. Our core businesses are:

    • Market Technology
    • Investment Intelligence
    • Corporate Platforms
    • North American Markets
    • European Market Services


    U.S. Options

  • NYSE

    Visit www.nyse.com

    NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure. NYSE Group’s equity exchanges -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE American, NYSE Arca, NYSE Chicago and NYSE National -- trade more U.S. equity volume than any other exchange group. The NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising. NYSE Arca Options and NYSE Amex Options are leading equity options exchanges. To learn more, visit nyse.com

    Ivan Brown

  • Gold Sponsors

    • B of A Securities

      Visit https://business.bofa.com/en-us/content/about-us.html

      The power to trade smarter. Offering global sales and trading services to institutional clients across fixed income, credit, currencies, commodities and equities. Our expertise, solutions and platforms help you transform strategies into results.

      Kevin McCarthy

    • Citadel Securities

      Visit www.citadelsecurities.com/

      Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity products. Our unique set of capabilities and tools are designed to drive down the cost of transactions, helping to meet the liquidity needs of asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies, and public pension programs. We strive to provide the most efficient execution and the highest caliber of services, making markets more fair and accessible for all.

      Troy Kane

    • Dash Financial Technologies

      Visit www.dashfinancial.com.

      Dash Financial Technologies, an ION company, is the leading US options technology and execution provider, offering fully customizable routing and order management solutions to financial institutions as well as complete order routing transparency featuring real-time visualization through the award-winning DASH360 platform. For more information, please visit http://www.DASHfinancial.com


      Dash Concierge

    • Goldman Sachs

      Visit www.goldmansachs.com

      The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals.  With over 30 years of experience, Goldman Sachs Clearing provides the expertise to help clients finance and settle transactions on the world’s major equities and derivatives exchanges. Professional service combined with our back office platform allows clients to work with multiple asset classes, currencies and jurisdictions seamlessly.  Clients include broker dealers, proprietary trading firms, hedge funds, and corporate institutions. As a global clearer, we provide a wide range of services across the Americas, Europe and Asia.

      Kyle Czepiel

    • Simplex Trading

      Visit simplextrading.com

      Technology. Trading. Team. 

      Founded in Chicago in 2004, Simplex Trading is a leading, technology-driven, proprietary trading and option market making firm. We work with the most advanced technology and software in the market, and we've continued to remain at the forefront of the industry by always focusing on innovation, automation and data-driven analysis. We also leverage our experience and expertise to make strategic investments and capitalize on opportunities in the venture capital markets with promising, early-stage financial and technology start-ups. 

      Rory O'Kane

    • Silver Sponsors

      • Chicago Trading Company

        Visit www.chicagotrading.com

        Chicago Trading Company is a proprietary trading firm founded in 1995.  Back then we did all our business on Chicago’s noisy exchanges.  Today our teams work primarily in our own space - - a former trading floor that’s now a busy hive of collaboration where our traders, quants, technologist and operations teams work together to solve the toughest problems our markets have to offer.  We hold each other to the highest standards – in our effort, our ingenuity, and our integrity.

        Steve Crutchfield

      • Credit Suisse

        Visit https://www.credit-suisse.com

        Credit Suisse is one of the world's leading financial services providers. Our strategy builds on Credit Suisse's core strengths: its position as a leading wealth manager, its specialist investment banking capabilities and its strong presence in our home market of Switzerland. We seek to follow a balanced approach to wealth management, aiming to capitalize on both the large pool of wealth within mature markets as well as the significant growth in wealth in Asia Pacific and other emerging markets, while also serving key developed markets with an emphasis on Switzerland. Credit Suisse employs approximately 49,950 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. 

        Pat Luongo

      • Eventus

        Visit https://www.eventussystems.com/

        Eventus Systems is a leading global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions. Its powerful, award-winning Validus platform is easy to deploy, customize and operate across equities, options, futures, foreign exchange (FX), fixed income and digital asset markets. Validus is proven in the most complex, high-volume and real-time environments of tier-1 banks, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants (FCMs), proprietary trading groups, market centers, buy-side institutions, energy and commodity trading firms, and regulators. The company’s rapidly growing client base relies on Validus and Eventus’ responsive support and product development teams to overcome its most pressing regulatory challenges.

        Eric Einfalt

      • IMC

        Visit www.imc.com/us/

        IMC Trading is a technology-driven trading firm with offices in Amsterdam, Chicago, and Sydney. We develop innovative technology and algorithms to trade in all major asset classes on more than 80 trading venues globally.

        Founded in 1989 in Amsterdam, IMC is an ambitious company built on an open, collaborative culture where great ideas thrive. Today, IMC employs more than 950 traders, technologists, and support staff across offices in Europe, the U.S., and the Asia Pacific.


        Paul Jiganti

      • Jane Street

        Visit www.janestreet.com/institutional-services

        Jane Street is a global quantitative trading firm and liquidity provider trading a wide range of financial products, including options, ETFs, equities, futures, commodities, bonds, and currencies. We have offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam which allow us to make markets continually on more than 200 trading venues in over 40 countries around the world. We excel at providing liquidity in complex markets, especially during periods of dislocation and volatility. While our committed capital and firmwide risk book provides us with the capacity, our technology and flat structure fosters a culture of collaboration that facilitates these complex trades.

        Jane Street

      • Matrix Executions

        Visit www.matrixexecutions.com

        Matrix Executions, LLC, is an agency-only broker-dealer focused on best execution and trading workflow automation. A technology-driven firm, Matrix was founded by options innovators with decades of experience in cutting-edge execution solutions. With unique industry expertise and state-of-the-art assets, Matrix delivers exceptional technology and effective results to demanding institutional professionals. Matrix Executions is a subsidiary of Matrix Holding Group, LLC, and is headquartered in Chicago. Matrix is a member of all options exchanges. 

        Liza Serro

      • Moodys Analytics

        Visit www.moodysanalytics.com

        The Media Solutions unit within Moody’s Analytics focuses on providing timely business relevant insights and information through global news curation and cutting-edge technology driven solutions.  We ingest and enrich news from over 19,000 global sources of newswires, press releases, newspapers, websites, and social media. NewsEdge processing technology accurately applies entity, subject, industry, and location classifiers as well as enhances the content with sentiment, trading impact and important event codes for immediate insights, all in real time.  

        As part of the Moody’s ecosystem, our news solutions play an integral part of providing a 360-degree view to our customers. Together with Moody’s data and analytical models, these combined solutions are informing professionals across business and finance enabling timely, high-quality decision making. To learn more, visit newsedge.com.

        Don Rigg

      • S3

        Visit https://s3.com/

        S3 is a full-service compliance and trade analytics software company that services many of the world’s largest financial institutions and exchanges.  S3’s extensive suite of products offers best-in-class solutions for international regulatory reporting, trade surveillance, CAT, TCA, and best execution analytics across multiple asset classes. 

        Sarah Phillips

      • Sterling Trading Tech

        Visit www.sterlingtradingtech.com

        Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in multi-asset class technology solutions for the capital markets in trading platforms, OMS, risk and margin management solutions. With over 100 clients including leading brokers, clearing firms and prop groups in over 20 countries,
        STT provides solutions tailored to clients’ needs. STT is committed to providing fast, stable technology along with outstanding customer service.



      • Susquahanna International Group

        Visit www.sig.com

        SIG is a global quantitative trading firm founded with a growth mindset and an analytical approach to decision making. As one of the largest proprietary trading firms in the world, SIG benefits the financial markets by providing liquidity and ensuring competitive prices for buyers and sellers. SIG brings together the brightest minds, the best technology, and an expansive library of data to design and implement quantitative trading strategies that make us leaders in the financial markets. Beyond trading, SIG is active in global private equity, institutional brokerage, sports analytics, and structured capital.

        Joseph Sellitto

      • TRAFiX

        Visit www.trafix.com

        TRAFiX is a broker neutral FinTech company providing innovative Order & Execution Management solutions, real-time FIX connectivity and normalized API interfaces to address the functional and regulatory requirements of the Financial Services Industry.  Our scalable offering has been specifically designed to utilize the latest enhancements in software development and enterprise architecture to resolve the growing challenges faced by today’s trading community.  Currently supporting electronic equity, option and complex option trading, our open architecture allows for the ongoing addition of asset classes.  The TRAFiX team has decades of experience and is singularly focused on designing superior applications that integrate within our customer’s technology ecosystem and lowers the total cost of ownership.

        Michael Ottrando

      • Two Sigma Securities
      • Wolverine Execution Services

        Visit www.tradewex.com/

        Wolverine Execution Services (WEX) provides innovative technology and services to institutional traders via our platforms, algorithms, networks, agency brokerage desk and floor access. 

        Our products and services currently being utilized by over a thousand active institutional users to execute, manage, and report U.S., Canadian and European equities, options, futures, and ETFs.

        Tim Martin

      • Willkie Farr Gallagher

        Visit www.willkie.com

        Willkie is an elite international law firm of approximately 1,000 lawyers located in 13 offices in six countries. For more than 130 years, we have represented companies across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries. The firm is comprised of attorneys who are recognized as some of the world’s foremost practitioners in their respective areas.

        Antoinette McGovern

      • Bronze Sponsors