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Thomas A. Wittman
Occupation Senior Vice President of NASDAQ OMX and Head of US Options
Employer [[NASDAQ OMX PHLX]]
Location Philadelphia
Website www.nasdaqomx.com

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Thomas A. Wittman is senior vice president of NASDAQ OMX and head of US Options, which is part of NASDAQ OMX Group’s US Transaction Services business. He manages the NASDAQ OMX PHLX operation and oversees the day to day responsibilities for both PHLX and NOM markets.

He is based in Philadelphia, PA.

Wittman became president of NASDAQ OMX PHLX in July of 2008 when the NASDAQ OMX Group took over the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.[1] Wittman oversees the operation of NASDAQ OMX PHLX and originally reported to Adam Nunes, exchange head of U.S. Options, before Nunes left the firm.[2]


Wittman was formerly Senior Vice President of The Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX) responsible for managing the development of software and services for the exchange. In this capacity he supported the electronic equity trading business, equity options business, PBOT futures business and the surveillance and back office systems that support those businesses. He was responsible for leading a team in transitioning the PHLX options business from a floor based specialist system to an electronic/hybrid system.

JLN Options Newsletter Interview

Wittman spoke with JLN Options editor Sarah Rudolph about Nasdaq OMX’s growth strategies, new products, and the Qualified Contingent Cross. Published April 20, 2011. Read the interview.

MarketsWiki Interview at FIA EXPO 2010

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MarketsWiki Editor Jessica Titlebaum interviews Tom Wittman, President of NASDAQ OMX, at FIA Expo 2010. Published November 10, 2010.


Wittman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. [3]


  1. The Philly Stock Exchange and the Death of America’s Cities. The Wall Street Journal.
  2. Press Release. Nasdaq OMX.
  3. panelists. Options Industry Conference 2011.