Valerie Bannert, Thurner, PhD Vice President, Head of Sales Europe Market Technology, NASDAQ OMX
Head of Sales Europe for the Market Technology business of NASDAQ OMX. Valerie Bannert-Thurner is an expert in electronic trading with a deep understanding of the underlying technologies, market structure, and business models. She holds a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, a master degree and Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich. She authored articles on finance, risk, and technology, published a book on strategic acquisition management, lectured at Cambridge University and the University of California, Santa Barbara.