Edward S. Knight

Executive Council at TechNet

Edward S. Knight

Edward S. Knight

Executive Council at TechNet

Overview
Career Highlights

Nasdaq, Inc.
The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.
United States Department of Treasury

RelSci Relationships

5967

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1951 - Texas

Age

70

Number of Awards

5

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Nasdaq, Inc.

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Governor at The Dubai International Financial Centre

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Chairman at ITG, Inc.

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Secretary & Director at N. A. A. C. P. Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Globenewswire, Inc.

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Former Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & Vice President at Perot Systems Corporation

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Former General Counsel at BP Capital LP

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Chief Financial Officer & Group President at Verisk Analytics Inc.

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Founder at McKool Smith PC

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Founding Member at University of Texas at Austin - Center for Women in Law at the School of Law

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Edward S. Knight
Executive Council at TechNet
Education
JD

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

BA in Latin American Studies with Honors

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States and is the largest institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 17 colleges and schools, about 24,000 faculty and staff, and more than 50,000 students.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Member
Current

The Software & Information Industry Association, Inc. operates as a business association for the software and information industry. The firm investigates and prosecutes companies accused of using software or content illegally. It provides services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member
Current

The State Bar of Texas (the Texas Bar) is an agency of the judiciary under the administrative control of the Texas Supreme Court. The Texas Bar is responsible for assisting the Texas Supreme Court in overseeing all attorneys licensed to practice law in Texas. It is the fifth largest organization of lawyers in the United States. The State Bar is headquartered in the Texas Law Center at 1414 Colorado Street in Austin.

Career History
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
2000 - 2008

The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. is the U.S. electronic stock market. With approximately 3,300 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. market. It is home to companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology. NASDAQ is the primary market for trading NASDAQ-listed stocks

Chief Legal Officer & Executive Vice President
1999 - 2001

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator of securities firms doing business with the public in the United States. Our core mission is to pursue investor protection and market integrity, and we carry it out by overseeing virtually every aspect of the brokerage industry. All told, FINRA oversees about 4,245 brokerage firms, about 162,230 branch offices and approximately 630,150 brokers. With approximately 3,400 employees, we are the first line of defense for investors—working in communities all across the nation.

Member, Transition Team
2008 - 2009

The Presidential Transition Project is the enormous effort of hundreds of people coming together to lay out the agenda and priorities for the Obama Administration.

Boards & Committees
Vice Chairman
2010 - Current

Nasdaq Dubai Ltd. engages as an international financial exchange in the Middle East. Its solutions include NASDAQ Dubai Murabaha platform, central securities depository clearing and settlement, directors desk, company announcements and news disclosure, and dividend payments. The company was founded in September 2006 and is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Director
Current

The U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization representing America's top companies investing in India, joined by global Indian companies, with an aim to deepen trade and strengthen commercial ties. The U.S.-India Business Council is the principal interlocutor for industry operating in the U.S. and Indian marketplace, playing a critical role supporting U.S. Government initiatives that include the U.S.-India Economic Dialogue (CEO Forum), the U.S.-India High Technology Cooperation Group, U.S.-India Energy Dialogue, the Defense Procurement & Production Group, and the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum. USIBC formulates an annual work plan that targets specific issues important to its member-companies, compiled from input derived from the 12 Executive Committees and Working Groups that meet regularly to assess progress on-the-ground and to devise strategies and prepare representations to advance sector-specific reforms in India. In addition, USIBC's Executive Committees organize industry missions to India to present to counterparts and the Government of India a united front to forge policy reform advances.

Vice Chairman
2000 - Prior

Nasdaq, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information and public & private company services. It operates through the following segments: Market Services, Corporate Services, Information Services and Market Technology. The Market Services segment includes its equity derivative trading and clearing, cash equity trading, FICC and trade management services businesses. The Corporate Services segment includes its corporate solutions and listing services businesses. The Information Services segment includes data products, index licensing and services businesses. The Market Technology segment is a global technology solutions provider and partner to exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories, regulators, banks, brokers and corporate businesses. The company was founded by Gordon S. Macklin in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Senior Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Provide support to The University of Texas School of Law.

Board Member
Current

TechNet was founded in 1997 by high-tech’s leading CEOs to create a network of the nation’s strongest voices in the industry to unite with both federal and state leaders in helping to shape the public policies that impact the technology industries. TechNet continues to actively promote policies that strengthen the nation’s innovation-driven global competitiveness as well as create private sector initiatives that will ensure U.S. competitiveness and economic leadership. TechNet’s mission is to serve as the voice and advocate of the innovation economy by uniting CEOs and Senior Executives with leading policy makers in a bipartisan effort to sustain and advance America’s global leadership in technology and innovation.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

The School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University is widely considered to be one of the most prestigious graduate international affairs schools in the world. Located on Columbia's Morningside Heights campus in the Borough of Manhattan, in New York City, the school has 16,427 alumni in more than 150 countries. SIPA's alumni base includes several former heads of state, business and finance leaders, prominent journalists, diplomats, senior government administrators, and elected representatives in the United States and abroad. Half of SIPA’s nearly 1,200 students are international, coming from over 100 countries. Columbia | SIPA has more than 70 full-time faculty and more than 200 adjunct faculty, scholars, and practitioners who have distinguished themselves in research and leadership in the policy world. They include some of the world's leading scholars on international relations, democratization, elections, demography, and social policy. A former mayor of New York City, the current chair of the NASDAQ, and a former director of the U.S. Census are among the senior practitioners who help shape the research agenda and curriculum of SIPA.

Member, National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service
Prior

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the interpretation and enforcement of the Internal Revenue Code. The first income tax was assessed in 1862 to raise funds for the American Civil War, with a rate of 3%. Today the IRS collects over $2.4 trillion each tax year from around 234 million tax returns.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $10K
2019

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $10K
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$1 - $10K
2017

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
$1,500
2019

Representative from New York's 5th Congressional District

$1,000
2019

Representative from New York's 5th Congressional District

Transactions
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Nasdaq, Inc. purchases Dorsey, Wright & Associates LLC from Falfurrias Capital Partners, Boxwood Capital Partners

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Nasdaq, Inc. purchases BGC Partners, Inc. /US Treasury Electronic Trading Ops from BGC Partners, Inc.

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Borse Dubai Ltd. purchases London Stock Exchange Group Plc from The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.

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Awards & Honors
1999
United States Treasury Department - Alexander Hamilton Award
Admitted to the Texas Bar
Court Admission: US Supreme Court
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