Brando Benedit joined Nasdaq in 2018 as part of the Fixed Income Product team. Previously, Benedit was at Deutsche Bank for 10 years with the Trading Technology teams for Money Market trading platforms and Foreign Exchange. During his time at Deutsche Bank, he managed the Foreign Exchange IT front office team in New York supporting FX Trading and Sales, as well as the wider business community for the suite of FX applications and its associated components. He was also the Secretary for Deutsche Bank Veterans on Wall Street Employee Resource Group (ERG), where he collaborates with other ERGs on Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Prior to 2007, he worked as a Project Manager, Business Analyst, and Technologist at JP Morgan, UBS, and Reuters. Brando is a Veteran, having served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve achieving the rank of Sergeant. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Entrepreneurship from Bernard Baruch College while simultaneously serving at the USMC Reserves.