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Head of Strategy Development



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 9, 2023
We are seeking a high energy and innovative professional to join the Corporate Strategy team and lead the development of our strategy. This includes supporting various strategic projects that build on Nasdaq’s strong foundations, deliver measurable value to the company, and help it achieve its vision of becoming the trusted fabric of the financial system. The position is highly visible in the organization and involves frequent interaction with senior management as well as other Nasdaq staff levels globally.


  • Working closely with the executive team, lead the development of Nasdaq’s strategy and long-term strategic priorities including new growth vectors that will maximize shareholder value.
  • Take ownership of strategic & financial modeling and data analysis in support of strategic objectives.
  • Develop documents to facilitate cross-divisional and cross-functional team discussions as well as communicate with senior management.
  • Support research engagements to develop Nasdaq’s position on long-term strategic issues.
  • Gather intel on competition, regulation, and market trends in support of our strategic choices.
  • Leverage vast knowledge base to develop strong strategic insights about customer value proposition and how we can best serve our clients.
  • Support the heads of corporate strategy and corporate development in strategic modeling for M&A.
  • Partner with division and business unit leaders to drive unified voices on strategy topics.
  • Lead various other strategic analyses supporting the business, as necessary.


  • 10-15 years of strategy consulting, investment banking, and/or corporate strategy experience.
  • A strong understanding of capital markets, financial services, and fintech is preferred and will go a long way in the success of this role.
  • History of driving innovation and competitive advantage by thinking big and pushing the thinking of senior leaders at Nasdaq.
  • Experience leading and managing a high-performing team of strategists.
  • Strategic & analytical thinker with the ability to put complex ideas into clear frameworks; demonstrate expertise in structured problem solving and strategic modeling skills.
  • Talent for synthesizing highly complicated/nuanced ideas and communicating them in ways others can easily understand (both oral and written).
  • Well-honed advisory skills in working with others to elicit information, to think objectively and analytically, and to influence outcomes positively.
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines; have an ability to remain calm under pressure and in the face of uncertainty.
  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and demonstrate intellectual curiosity.
  • Exhibit the highest standards of integrity and be pleasant & fun to work with.


  • MBA, Master’s degree, or equivalent work experience preferred.

Come as You Are

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

What We Offer

We’re proud to offer a competitive rewards package that is meaningful, recognizes the unique needs of our employees and their families and incentivizes employees for their contribution to Nasdaq’s overall success.

The base pay range for this role is $149,200 - $248,600. In addition to base salary, Nasdaq provides a generous annual bonus/commission (short-term incentive), and equity (long-term incentive), comprehensive benefits, and opportunity for growth. Exact compensation may vary based on several job-related factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to: skill set, experience, education/training, business needs and market demands.

Nasdaq’s programs and rewards are intended to allow our employees to:

  • Secure Wealth: 401(k) program with 6% employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program with 15% discount, Student loan repayment program up to $10k, Company paid life and disability plans, Generous paid time off
  • Prioritize Health: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, Health spending account with employer contribution, Paid flex days to support mental wellbeing, Gym membership discounts
  • Care for Family: Hybrid home/office schedule (for most positions), Paid parental leave, Fertility benefits, Paid bereavement leave
  • Connect with Community: Company gift matching program, Employee resource groups, Paid volunteer days
  • Grow Career: Education Assistance Program, Robust job skills training and Professional development opportunities

For more information, visit Nasdaq Benefits & Rewards Career page.