Lars Ottersgård, Lars Ottersgard

Lars Ottersgård

Advisor, Market Technology

Lars Ottersgård currently serves as an advisor to Nasdaq’s Market Technology business.

Between 2014 and 2022, Lars was Executive Vice President and Head of Market Technology, responsible for overseeing product development and management, as well as the growth and expansion of the Market Technology business, the world’s largest technology solutions provider and partner to exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories, regulators, banks, brokers, and corporate businesses.

Under his leadership, Market Technology built and delivered technology for trading, clearing, settlement, surveillance, enterprise GRC and information dissemination to markets with wide-ranging requirements — from the leading markets in the U.S., Europe and Asia to emerging markets in the Middle East, Latin America and Africa. 

Lars joined OMX in 2006 as Global Head of Sales for the company’s commercial technology business and led the Market Technology business since 2008. Prior, he held various positions at IBM for over 20 years.