Chief Technology Officer
Justin Peterson is the Chief Technology Officer of Tradeweb. In his role, he oversees the development of all trading platforms, infrastructure systems and cyber security globally.
Peterson was appointed CTO in April 2020 and hitherto previously served as Managing Director and Head of Institutional Technology at Tradeweb. In that position, he was responsible for leading ongoing development of the firm’s electronic platforms and trading systems. He joined Tradeweb in 1999 to help drive development of pricing and trading software, later managing the global support team and European technology group. He is a long-standing member of the firm’s management team and served on Tradeweb’s Global Operating Committee for many years.
Peterson has more than three decades of experience in computer science and development, with over 20 years dedicated to the financial services sector. He was a Vice President at Citibank, managing development of web-based customer delivery and payment systems for its Corporate Bank, and improving its electronic funds transfer system. Prior to that, he worked at NYNEX Science and Technology, focusing on telephone network planning software. Earlier, he developed computer-aided integrated circuit design tools at Hughes Aircraft Company.
Mr. Peterson holds a B.S. in engineering from Harvey Mudd College, and a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.