Ralf Roth

Managing Director and CTO – Global Equities, IHS Markit

As CTO of Equities, Mr. Roth holds global responsibility for technology, software and infrastructure for the Global Equities business at IHS Markit, including new products related to MIFID II.
Mr. Roth has a wide range of financial operations and technology experience that encompasses trading management, business administration and strategy, software architecture and development, electronic market making and product management. Prior to joining IHS Markit in November 2016, he served as managing director and global head of Elektron at Thomson Reuters. Prior to that he was managing director and global head of product development for equity trading at Deutsche Bank, and was accountable for all aspects of product innovation and delivery for algorithmic and high frequency trading. Previously, he was chief infrastructure officer for global prime finance at the bank, where he managed the infrastructure to support their leading prime brokerage franchise. He has also held senior positions in fixed income at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London. He earned his Master of Science in Computer Science from Universität des Saarlandes and has acted as an assistant professor and Unix System Administrator in their Department of Computer Science. He has also served as Director of the Board for BrokerTec Global, MTS Associated Markets and MTS Amsterdam and as co-chair of the European Ecommerce Committee of The Bond Market Association.
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