Robert H. McCooey, Jr. is a senior vice president of NASDAQ OMX and is responsible for relationship management with NASDAQ’s 2,800 listed companies. Previously, Bob ran New Listings and the Capital Markets Group at NASDAQ. In this role, Bob managed NASDAQ’s new listings efforts domestically, in the Americas and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Formed in 2006, the Capital Markets Group is primarily responsible for venture capital, private equity, and investment banking outreach, and works to further NASDAQ OMX’s mission to support their business goals and growth plans. Bob joined NASDAQ in December 2006. Prior to joining The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc., Bob founded and served as the chief executive officer of The Griswold Company from 1988 to 2006. He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange Board of Executives from 2003 to 2006. Bob served on the NYSE’s Group Market Performance Committee, was chairman of the NYSE’s Technology and Planning Oversight Committee, and served on the boards of the NYSE Foundation, the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC), and the Committee for Review, part of NYSE Regulation. He is a member of the National Organization of Investment Professionals (NOIP). Bob attended the College of Holy Cross.