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FTX US Derivatives names Board of Directors

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FTX US Derivatives, a Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regulated digital asset futures & options exchange and clearinghouse, has named its Board of Directors. Larry E Thompson has been named as Chairman of the Board and will be joined by professionals from the traditional finance, crypto and regulatory landscapes.

Since launching in 2017, FTX US Derivatives, previously known as LedgerX, has made crypto-related options and swaps contracts available to both retail and institutional investors 24/7. The Company pioneered bitcoin mini contracts in the US and its offerings include physical settlement of all contracts, block trading and algorithmic trading opportunities for institutional investors, and direct access for all traders.

Alongside Thompson, the members of the Board of Directors are:

Keisha Bell, Managing Director, Head of Diverse Talent Management and Advancement, DTCC
Bryan Bishop, CTO at Avanti Financial Group
Zach Dexter, CEO of FTX US Derivatives
Joe Keefer, Trader at Grapefruit Trading
Jerome Kemp, President of Baton Systems
Lucas Moskowitz, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Robinhood
Bart Smith, Global Head of Strategy for Digital Assets for the Susquehanna International Group of Companies (“SIG”)
Mark Wetjen, Head of Policy and Regulatory Strategy at FTX US

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