Adam Nunes

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Adam Nunes
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Occupation Head of Business Development
Employer Hudson River Trading
Location New York
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Adam Nunes serves as head of business development for Hudson River Trading, a multi-asset class quantitative trading and technology firm.[1]

He was previously a vice-president of transaction services at the Nasdaq Stock Market and head of the Nasdaq Options Market where he served until May 2009.[2][3]


Nunes started his career at the Nasdaq in 2000 as a research analyst in the economic research department, having previously worked as a research associate at Economists Inc in Washington DC.[4]

Nunes was named head of Nasdaq Options Market in September 2006. The exchange launched in 2008. Following the acquisition of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, which left Nasdaq with two options markets, Nunes was promoted head of U.S. options of both exchanges.


He has a BBA in finance from George Washington University.



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  3. Nasdaq's Options Chief to Depart. Traders Magazine.
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