Peter Barsoom

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Peter Barsoom
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Occupation Chief Operating Officer
Employer ICE Clear Credit
LinkedIn Profile

Peter Barsoom is the formerchief operating officer of ICE Clear Credit, a division of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE).[1] He has held that position from April 2010 until leaving the firm in August 2014.[2]

He also served as president of ICE Swap Trade, the firm's swap execution facility, from January to August 2014.[3]

In October 2014, Barsoom was named to the advisory board of Clarus Financial Technology, a software and service platform for the derivatives market.[4]


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. [5] 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.


  1. ICE to curb trades breaking pre-clearing. MarketWatch.
  2. ICE’s Swap Execution Facility Head Barsoom to Leave in August. Bloomberg.
  3. Peter Barsoom to Join Advisory Board. Clarus Financial Technology.
  4. MOVES-ICE swap trading facility president Peter Barsoom to resign. Reuters.
  5. Peter Barsoom profile. LinkedIn.