Dave Gedeon

Dave Gedeon

Global Head of Index Research and Product Development, Nasdaq Global Information Services

Nasdaq provides a complete end-to-end solution for smart beta ETF sponsors. We design, calculate and brand indexes, as well as collaborate on an individualized marketing strategy and execution. Our sole focus is on the success of each sponsor's ETF within their differentiated sphere.

Dave is responsible for the index product management, development and research of Nasdaq Global Indexes, a leading global index provider that calculates more than 40,000 indexes spanning all major asset classes and geographies.

Under Gedeon’s direction, Nasdaq has launched thousands of indexes resulting in both innovative benchmarks and index-tracking products. Notable launches include the Nasdaq US All Market Family, the Nasdaq Multi-Asset Family, the Nasdaq Commodity Index Family, and Nasdaq Smart Sectors.

Gedeon has been instrumental in leading the expansion of Nasdaq’s Smart Beta suite with the acquisition the Nasdaq Dividend AchieversTM, Nasdaq AlphaDEX® and Dorsey, Wright & Associates’ brands. Under his management, Nasdaq has become one of the largest providers of smart beta index strategies (based on ETF AUM associated to these indexes). He holds a B.A. in economics from Denison University.