Leo Murphy

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Leo Murphy
Occupation University Program Manager
Employer Trading Technologies

Leo Murphy is Trading Technologies’ University Program Manager. TT’s University Program equips schools with X_TRADER software through corporate software donations.[1] Universities in turn apply the software to their curriculum as they see fit in order to benefit from its use while TT benefits from the university’s feedback and application.[2][3]


Murphy began his career as a broker in fixed income futures and options for Merrill Lynch at the Chicago Board of Trade. He was a senior economist in research and development for the CBOT before coming to Trading Technologies to manage the University Program. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Benedictine University (Lisle, Illinois) and Lewis University (Romeoville, Illinois) teaching economics.


Murphy is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago (BBA, Economics) and Illinois Institute of Technology (MBA, Finance).


  1. Trading Technologies’ University Program Now Active in More Than 50 Schools Across the Globe. Trading Technologies.
  2. How they're engaging the next generation of financial-tech talent. Chicago Tribune.
  3. Trading Places. Edtech Digest.