Lars Ottersgard - Senior Vice President and Head of NASDAQ OMX Market Technology


As of October 2011 Lars Ottersgard is Senior Vice President and Head of NASDAQ OMX Market Technology, which provides technology solutions and services to the exchange and financial services industry globally. Market Technology consists of: Sales (represents the full capability of NASDAQ OMX to exchanges, clearinghouses and CSD's); Advisory & Training Services (provides professional services and consulting to the exchange and financial services industry); SMARTS (offers leading market surveillance and broker compliance solutions to the exchange and financial industry); and Business Control (an internal function which supports Market Technology in achieving its strategic objectives through financial analysis and planning).
Mr. Ottersgard joined OMX in 2006 as Global Head of Sales for the company’s commercial technology business, and has been in his current role with NASDAQ OMX since 2008. Prior to joining OMX, Mr. Ottersgard held various positions at IBM for twenty years, where he covered the Nordic and European markets was, and was most recently a senior executive for strategic outsourcing for the Distribution and Communication industries. For more information, visit: NASDAQ OMX.