Peter Jessup is Senior Vice President of Global Software Development and Head of Development for Market Technology Systems at Nasdaq. In this role, he leads the software design, development and support functions for many of the Company’s leading trading and clearing solutions, including GENIUM INET Trading and X-stream INET Trading, X-stream CSD and Clearing, and Sentinel Post- trade Risk Management, serving a global client base.
Peter has more than 30 years of experience in designing, building, and supporting IT systems in the financial services sector. Since joining Company in 1996, he has held various technology roles, including product manager for the X-stream trading platform and as a technical architect and system designer supporting several exchanges and market operations worldwide.
Prior to Nasdaq, Peter spent several years at Tandem Computers as a Securities Industry Expert. He also worked with the New Zealand Stock Exchange, where he designed and developed the FASTER system which provided electronic messaging between the Exchange’s Settlement Systems and five different Share Registry Systems to streamline transfers.