Catherine Clay is Senior Vice President, Information Solutions, at Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe), where she leads the company’ efforts to align Cboe technologies with strategic objectives. By integrating the company’s client-facing technologies, LiveVol and Silexx, with Cboe’s existing index business, she has helped create a high-value offering for market participants. In her role, Clay helps clients better understand and access Cboe’s market data offering, analytics, execution services and index businesses. She also assists in evaluating potential acquisitions and assessing and facilitating infrastructure investments to maximize efficiencies and agility across non-trade engine applications.
Clay began her career as a clerk in Interactive Brokers’ market-making unit, Timber Hill, and progressed to director of floor trading and operations. In 2006, she left Timber Hill to co-found Thales LLC, a market-making firm on the NYSE Options Floor and on the OneChicago single stock futures exchange. She joined Livevol, Inc. in 2010 as Chief Strategy Officer. At the time of Cboe’s acquisition of Livevol in 2015, Clay held the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Clay and her family split time in San Francisco and Chicago. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Colorado, where she learned the art of Zamboni driving. She serves on the Board of OneChicago Exchange.