Michael J. Curran spent the majority of his career in the financial services and investment community, including more than seven years with the Boston Stock Exchange Inc., where he was chairman and chief executive officer. Director Curran led the Boston Stock Exchange through a period of intense automation of the financial markets and was directly involved with the creation of several market ventures until its merger with the NASDAQ in August 2008.
Prior to joining the Boston Stock Exchange, Curran was a managing director and COO of International Mutual Funds for Zurich Scudder Investments, a partner with Coopers & Lybrand’s Information Technology Practice and worked with Apollo Computer and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. He began his career with Electronic Data Systems.
Currently, Curran serves as chairman of the MISO Board of Directors, and is a member of the Audit & Finance Committee, Technology Committee and Markets Committee.
In addition to his work on the MISO board, Curran serves on a number of NASDAQ regulatory boards and is a member of the Advisory Committee for Cramer, Collaborative Consulting and Fluent.
Curran earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.