Steve Dickey is a veteran financial services data professional and director of the Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA). Prior to this, he was previously global technology manager at Thomson Reuters.
He was also director of business development at Telvent DTN Agriculture.
Dickey was a temporary employee of the trustee of the MF Global bankruptcy and before that he was the global head of market data from MF Global. At MF Global, he was responsible for global IT procurement and commercial negotiation.
Before joining MF Global in September 2009, Dickey was senior vice president at Patsystems in Chicago. He was responsible for new sales in North and South America. He joined Pats in February 2009. He was previously managing director of the market data services division of Fruition Partners, an IT consulting firm.
Dickey has more than 22 years of financial market data experience. Before joining Fruition Partners, Dickey was a vice president of the Chicago Board of Trade. At the CBOT he was responsible for managing the exchange's market data business activities, including increasing market data revenue at the CBOT as well as developing new market data offerings.
Before he joined the Chicago Board of Trade Dickey also served as executive vice president for global sales and marketing with CQG, Inc. after holding numerous other positions within that firm over a 17-year period.
Dickey holds a BS in agribusiness economics from Southern Illinois University.