"Brad brings a vast amount of technology experience and leadership to NASDAQ OMX," said Ms. Ewing. "He will lead a global team responsible for enhancing our technology products and services by helping to create innovative new business opportunities, extend our technology platforms and drive efficiencies. His priority will be to enable a better experience for our customers, partners and employees."
Mr. Peterson was most recently Chief Information Officer for Charles Schwab where he and his team developed and launched Schwab's mobile brokerage and banking applications, modernized all client channels and established centers of excellence to attract and retain leading technology talent.
Prior to joining Charles Schwab, Mr. Peterson served as Chief Information Officer for eBay and chief technology officer for Epoch Partners where he established the information management and delivery team, championed the strategic use of analytics at eBay and PayPal, led acquisition integrations and built and managed institutional trading platforms. Mr. Peterson also previously served in multiple technology leadership roles at Pacific Telesis and AT&T Communications.
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