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Matthew Andresen


Matthew Andresen is the co-chairman of Headlands Technologies LLC, a global quantitative proprietary trading firm headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, Austin, Amsterdam and Singapore.

Mr. Andresen was previously the co-CEO of Citadel Derivatives Group (“CDG”), an affiliate of Citadel Investment Group, LLC in Chicago.

Prior to Citadel, he was the President and CEO of Island ECN, the largest fully electronic stock market in the U.S. Under his leadership, Island grew from a start-up into the largest market for the trading of Nasdaq-listed stocks, ETF, securities, and many NYSE-listed names. Island was purchased by Nasdaq for $1 billion.

Mr. Andresen served on the SEC’s Equity Market Structure Committee (“EMSAC”), as well as the SEC’s Fixed Income Market Structure Committee (“FIMSAC”), and was the only person appointed to both bodies.

He has appeared as an expert before U.S. Congressional Committees dozens of times, testifying on a wide array of trading-related topics.

Mr. Andresen holds a B.A. from Duke University. A former world-class Fencer, he was a National Champion, a four-time All-America, and a candidate for the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team. He was a 2013 inductee into the Duke Athletics Hall of Fame. He lives in Austin.

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