William (Bill) Speth is Vice President and Global Head of Research, Cboe Global Markets, where he has been employed since 1995. Bill joined CBOE after a 13-year career as an options market maker trading index options at CBOE and grain options at the Chicago Board of Trade.
Bill leads a team that is responsible for the design of new financial products for Cboe and the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE). He has worked extensively to develop and support VIX futures and options as well as Cboe’s other volatility and equity index products.
Bill has been a member of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Statistics Advisory Group since 2004. He holds a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester and a BS in Physics from LeMoyne College.