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Nasdaq Leadership

The leadership team and the business unit senior vice presidents work collectively to bolster Nasdaq as a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents.

Nasdaq Leadership

Senior Leaders

Nasdaq Senior Leaders lead our business lines and provide daily management, business focus and oversight of Nasdaq's service solutions and product platforms.

Brenda Hoffman

Senior Vice President

Brenda Hoffman

Brenda Hoffman serves as Senior Vice President, Head of Global Technology U.S. Markets Systems and Global Information Services for Nasdaq. In this role, Ms. Hoffman is responsible for overseeing the development, operations and regulatory compliance of Nasdaq’s U.S. market trading, information services and auxiliary systems. She is also responsible for overseeing the important transition of the Securities Information Processor (SIP) to INET core technology.

Prior to joining Nasdaq, Ms. Hoffman served as the Chief Information Officer and Group Head for TMX Group, leading the technology teams responsible for the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), Venture Exchange (TSXV), the Montreal Derivatives Exchange (MX), and two Canadian clearinghouses: Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC) and Clearing and Depository Service (CDS).

Prior to joining TMX Group, Ms. Hoffman was the Director of the Worldwide Competency Center for Exchanges and Electronic Markets for IBM Global Services with major centers in Toronto and Europe.

Ms. Hoffman has over 25 years of experience in the global capital markets industry and served on various boards and advisory committees, including BOX Market LLC, Agriclear Inc., Razor Risk Technologies Inc. and the CFI (Canadian Financial Institutions) Cyber Security Committee. In 2014, she was named CIO of the year by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC).

Ms. Hoffman holds an honors B.A. in Economics from the University of Waterloo.

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