Alex Matturri is Chief Executive Officer at S&P Dow Jones Indices, responsible for all aspects of the index business globally. S&P Dow Jones Indices offers investment professionals around the world an array of products from efficiently representative indices to broad comprehensive benchmarks. Previously, Alex was Senior Vice President and Director of Global Equity Index Management at Northern Trust Global Investments (NTGI). There, he was responsible for all facets of passive equity portfolio management and trading, overseeing a US$ 185 billion passive investment business for the world’s third-largest quantitative manager. In addition to leading investment teams in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Alex was a driver for the global expansion of the passive investment business across all regions. Alex joined NTGI in 2003 with the company’s acquisition of Deutsche Asset Management’s Index and Quantitative Investment business. At Deutsche, he served as director and senior index investment strategist. From 1987 until joining Deutsche in 2000, Alex was vice president and division head at The Bank of New York where he both created and managed the Special Investment Products group which provided investment management, product development, and trading for equity derivatives and quantitative strategies with an emphasis on structured investment, hedging, and tax-advantaged strategies. Additionally, Alex was a pioneer in the use of equity derivatives and exchange traded funds in institutional and high-net-worth portfolios. Alex started The Bank of New York’s transition management business in 1993, which was one of the first providers of portfolio transition and asset reallocation services. His experience before The Bank of New York included roles as a risk arbitrage analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and security analyst at First Fidelity Bank. Alex is admitted as an attorney in New York and New Jersey, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is also a member of the CFA Institute, and The New York Society of Security Analysts. Alex holds a bachelor of science degree with honors in finance from Lehigh University and a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law.