Global Head of Data Science, CME Group
James Boudreault, CFA, serves as Global Head of Data Science at CME Group. He leads the department that provides analytics relating to customer, product, and industry landscapes in which CME Group operates. He is responsible for data science, enterprise information management, and developing client-facing tools. He has expertise in data, analytics, cloud technologies, leadership, innovation, and economic thought leadership.
Boudreault previously held roles at CME Group in the Products & Services, Research & Product Development, and Business Development areas. Prior to joining CME Group, he held various positions at Wellington Management and State Street within their portfolio management, trading, and business development teams. Boudreault holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and has served on multiple advisory groups in the CFA Society Chicago including co-chair of the finance committee. He is a board member of the Corporate Advisory Board of Southern Illinois University’s Pontikes Center for Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. He is a retired captain in the United States Army and is an Iraq War veteran.