Peter Maragos is co-founder and CEO of DASH Financial Technologies. Since co-founding the business with David Karat in 2009, Peter has built DASH into the industry’s leading multi-asset execution and capital markets technology provider, a firm widely recognized as ushering in the modern approach to routing transparency and execution optimization.
Beginning his career as an options trader on the Cboe floor, Peter is a leading authority on a wide range of trading and electronic execution topics; he’s spoken at dozens of industry conferences and has been quoted in numerous leading business publications. He has won various industry awards, including being listed in Institutional Investor’s prestigious ‘Trading Technology 40’ for the last three years.
Peter brings a significant pedigree as an entrepreneur and leader of capital markets businesses. Prior to DASH he served as CEO of LiquidityPort, a fully electronic brokerage platform for all NYMEX ClearPort products, and before that, served as CEO of SDS Financial Technologies, where he built and operated several trading platforms for the OTC markets.
Peter is a member of the Board of Directors of the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) and is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Resource Economics.