A globally-renowned business leader and entrepreneur, Anthony, “Tony” Saliba is CEO and founder of Matrix Holding Group, which includes both financial technology firm Matrix Execution Technologies and Matrix Executions, a U.S. broker-dealer.
Saliba has been a pioneer in the trading industry for four decades, beginning his career in 1979 at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), where he traded equity options as an independent market maker. He spent three years on the Board of Directors at CBOE and also served for two years on the board of the Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX) before its acquisition in 2018. Saliba was the only options trader to be featured in “Market Wizards” (1989), the seminal book by Jack Schwager, showcasing the world’s best professional traders, and has authored numerous books on options trading himself.
He is the founder and CEO of Fortify Technologies, a leader in managed services for social, enterprise, and gaming communities. Saliba has also founded a number of successful companies including the International Trading Institute, LiquidPoint, Ever Fish, and Efficient Capital Management.
He serves as a board member to numerous foundations and associations, and is a co-owner of the Elite Football League of India. Saliba lives in Chicago, Illinois, and holds a BS in Accounting from Indiana University – Bloomington.