Chip Dempsey

Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Options Clearing Corporation

Chip Dempsey is Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at OCC. OCC is the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization.

In this role, Mr. Dempsey is responsible for OCC’s strategy, planning and business and product development efforts. Prior to joining OCC, he served as Executive Director of Principal Strategic Investments for Morgan Stanley where he co-led investments in market structure and fintech companies, and formulated investment theses regarding such areas as distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence and emerging markets. Mr. Dempsey’s previous clearinghouse experience includes the re-engineering of the Board of Trade Clearing Corporation after the departure of the Chicago Board of Trade. Before that he ran global sales and strategy at SunGard Futures and began his career as a proprietary trader and options market maker.

Mr. Dempsey received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Economics from Boston College. He also completed the Advanced Options Position Management program from the International Trading Institute.