Nelson Griggs is President of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. In this role, Mr. Griggs oversees Nasdaq’s new listings and capital market business as well as global business development and relationship management with the 3,500 companies listed on Nasdaq’s listing markets around the world. Mr. Griggs also serves as a board member of the Nasdaq Private Market, where he advises on strategy and operations.
Mr. Griggs oversees a team with representatives located in the U.S., China, Israel, India, Russia, Japan, South Korea, South America and the Nordic and Baltic regions.
Previously, Mr. Griggs served as Senior Vice President of New Listings and Capital Markets in the US and Asia for Nasdaq. During his time in this role Mr. Griggs attracted some of the highest-profile IPOs and transfers to Nasdaq.
Mr. Griggs joined Nasdaq in 2001 and has served the company in a range of leadership roles within its Listing Services unit including: Senior Vice President, Listing Services, where he was responsible for Nasdaq’s U.S. listings business and corporate solutions sales; and Head of Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Mr. Griggs worked at Fidelity Investments and a San Francisco-based start-up. He graduated from Denison University in Granville, OH.