Stuart Williams

Stuart Williams, Chief Operating Officer,
Intercontinental Exchange

Stuart Williams is Chief Operating Officer at Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE). He is responsible for the day-to-day operations and support of the global infrastructure, data centers, networks and corporate IT systems that support ICE and its subsidiaries. Williams is also responsible for the customer service teams and oversees all disaster recovery and business continuity planning and operations. He also serves on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Global Markets Advisory Committee (GMAC).

Williams previously held several leadership roles at ICE Futures Europe, the London-based global futures and options exchange, including President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Corporate Development. Prior to joining ICE as a result of the acquisition of LIFFE by ICE in 2013, Williams spent 10 years consulting with Protiviti and Accenture, working on a broad range of initiatives with exchanges, clearing houses and other financial sector clients.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Pretoria.