As Chief Information Officer, Douglas Schafer is responsible for the MIAX Exchange technology development and operations. Working closely with customers and exchange business strategists, he defines and manages IT across the entire enterprise, ensuring technology closely aligns with the needs of the business. Mr. Schafer served as Vice President – Derivatives Trading Systems Development for NASDAQ OMX PHLX prior to joining MIAX. Mr. Schafer had been with NASDAQ OMX PHLX for 18 years and is widely credited as being one of the architects of the exchange’s technological renaissance.
Mr. Schafer received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from MillersvilleStateUniversity and is currently completing a Master of Science in Software Engineering from PennsylvaniaStateUniversity.