Josh Kravitt

Director, CME Ventures

Josh Kravitt is a Director for CME Ventures. In this role, he is focused on the go-forward, where he works with internal stakeholders and our vast external FinTech investment network to vet 3rd party partners that could help solve challenges facing CME Group, CME Group’s customers, or the broader industry. Once a pilot opportunity has been identified, Josh helps design and facilitate proof-of-concept “sprints” that could lead to invaluable learnings and ultimately a deeper level of collaboration between the parties involved.


Josh has 10+ years of industry experience, all of which are with CME Group. Josh initially joined CME as a part-time Market Reporter on CME’s trading floor in December 2009. In 2011, Josh joined CME’s Global Command Center (GCC) assisting with Globex trade support and settlements. During his tenure with the GCC, Josh helped identify, build, and implement more efficient pricing and settlement processes for CME.

In 2016, Josh joined CME’s Corporate Strategy function where he helped the team prepare board-level content and partnered with CME’s business lines on various initiatives, highlighted by his efforts leading the global strategy refresh for CME’s Metals business. Josh joined CME Ventures in March 2020.


MBA, Finance and Entrepreneurship, Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management
BBA, Marketing, University of Texas at Austin – The Red McCombs School of Business