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Cathy Clay, EVP, Global Head of Data and Access Solutions at Cboe Global Markets, is a woman of intent who continues to make her mark in the world of finance. By beginning her career as one of 12 women members on the ARCA trading floor, as a derivatives trader at Interactive Broker’s market-making company, Timber Hill, in 1994, she also understands the importance of elevating minority voices within the financial services industry. As the former CEO of LiveVol and co-founder and CEO of Thales, Cathy pioneered software solutions for quoting, trade execution and risk management. Coupled with her previous experience trading equity and index options, Cathy continues to create high-value offerings for market participants while integrating Cboe’s client-facing solutions.

An avid member of Chief, the only organization specifically designed for senior women leaders to strengthen their leadership journey, cross-pollinate ideas across industries, and effect change from the top down, Cathy is also a strong advocate of next-generation female business and leadership education, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

A continuation of IBKR’s Women in Finance series, this webinar highlights Cathy Clay’s leadership in the financial markets and focuses on her career, her work with and role within Cboe Global Markets, and her broader experience of navigating the financial industry as a woman.

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