Sean Wasserman, CFA, Vice President, Global Head of Index & Advisor Solutions – Nasdaq
Sean Wasserman leads strategic relationships and sales for Nasdaq’s Index and Advisor Solutions business, which includes Nasdaq Dorsey Wright. He and his team of sales professionals offer customized investment solutions to help financial advisors and RIAs build and protect wealth for their clients. Sean’s team also supports the development and distribution efforts of asset managers, insurance carriers and banks creating index-based investment products.
Nasdaq Global Indexes calculates over 40,000 indexes, including renowned brands such as Nasdaq-100, OMX, Nasdaq Dividend Achievers, Dorsey Wright, KBW, Bulletshares, and Alphadex. As of April 2022, there are approximately 350 exchange traded products (ETPs) listed in 24 countries tracking Nasdaq indexes, with more than $400 billion in assets under management (AUM).
Nasdaq Dorsey Wright, a registered investment advisory firm (RIA), empowers financial advisors to manage portfolios by utilizing the time-tested, rules-based approach of relative strength, through its online research platform. NDW also offers managed accounts that harness this same approach. Investment solutions utilizing Dorsey Wright strategies include SMA/UMA, ETFs, and model ETF portfolios.
Sean has more than 17 years of experience in the index business. Prior to joining Nasdaq in 2012, Sean was a Senior Sales Manager with FTSE Group, responsible for sales and licensing across all FTSE index products. During his tenure at Nasdaq, Sean has worked extensively across all client segments in building the adoption of Nasdaq indexes while also establishing and managing its global client service unit.
Sean holds a B.S. in Finance and a B.A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland and an MBA in Finance from the Fordham Graduate School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) charterholder, FINRA Series 7 license holder, and FINRA Series 24 license holder.