Bob is the Chairman of Virtu Financial, a leading financial firm that leverages cutting edge technology to deliver liquidity to the global markets and innovative, transparent trading solutions to clients. In addition, Bob is Co-Founder and CEO of North Island Ventures. Previously, Bob was the Chairman and CEO of NASDAQ, Inc., a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and other public company services. Prior to joining NASDAQ, he was Executive Vice President at SunGard Data Systems, Inc., a global provider of integrated software and processing solutions for financial services and a provider of information availability services. Bob joined SunGard in 1999 through SunGard’s acquisition of Automated Securities Clearance, Inc., where from 1991–1999, he was the President and Chief Operating Officer. He holds an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in English from Iona College.