Chip Dempsey
Chip Dempsey

Chief Commercial Officer
The Option Clearing Corporation (OCC)

Chip Dempsey is the Chief Commercial Officer of The Options Clearing Corporation, the world’s largest derivatives clearinghouse. In this capacity, Chip is responsible for The OCC’s strategy, corporate development, business and product development as well as the newly created “process innovation” team.

Prior to joining The OCC, Chip was Executive Director of Morgan Stanley’s Principal Strategic Investments, making early stage fintech and market structure investments with the firm’s own capital. 

He drove the investment thesis for distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, and emerging markets, among others. Chip has consulted to startup exchanges and clearinghouses across emerging markets; run global sales and strategy for SunGard Futures, the leading derivatives back-office system, traded in the interbank FX market, and as an options floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade.

He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and three children.