Peter Barsoom is the formerchief operating officer of ICE Clear Credit, a division of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). He has held that position from April 2010 until leaving the firm in August 2014.
During his four years at ICE, Barsoom, helped the company develop futures contracts on credit-default swaps and build the company’s swap execution facility, ICE Swap Trade LLC, one of the venues mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act to increase transparency and competition in derivatives markets.
Before joining ICE in 2010, Barsoom served as deputy chief operating officer at Blue Mountain Capital Management.  Before that, he was executive director at Morgan Stanley from June 2006 – April 2008 and, from 2003-2006 he served as director of consumer banking at Merrill Lynch.
Barsoom was a PHD candidate in Politics at Princeton University from Sept. 1992 to May 1997. In 1992, he received a BA in International Relations from Colgate University.
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