Daniel serves as President and Board member of NASDAQ Futures, Inc. (NQF), a position held since November 2011. Prior to his election as President, he served as Senior Managing Director of Products, Services & Operations of NQF, a position held since 2004. He also serves as Associate Vice President of NASDAQ Transaction Services for new product development across securities options, fixed income, and currencies. In late 2012, Daniel started the NASDAQ OMX Market Street Educational Series to educate retail and institutional investors.
Daniel served as head of new product development for the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (NASDAQ OMX PHLX) from 2004-2008. He architected the PHLX / NFX foreign currency product growth strategy with the January 2007 listing of PHLX US Dollar-settled currency options and in August 2007, the listing of NFX US Dollar-settled foreign currency futures. https://nasdaqtrader.com/FXOptions
Prior to joining the PHLX, Daniel helped start and run OneChicago, LLC, an exchange for single stock futures (2000 - 2002). Prior to OneChicago, Daniel was Executive Managing Director and co-head of North America (1989-2000) for Finacor Group, a CFTC-registered Futures Commission Merchant and SEC-registered Broker-Dealer whereby he oversaw operations and regulatory compliance. During his tenure with Finacor, he was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Daniel got his start in the derivatives industry in 1987 with Tudor Investment Group subsidiary, Bellwether Partners, as a proprietary trader of foreign currency and treasury security futures.
Mr. Carrigan earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics at the University of Illinois in 1986 and is pursuing a M.S. in Management at Thomas Edison State College.