Jennifer McKellar

Senior Director, CME Ventures

Jennifer McKellar is a Senior Director for CME Ventures.  In this role, she manages external strategic assets and relationships with a focus on creating new opportunities and information flow that help drive strategic projects and opportunity analysis across our portfolio.


Jennifer McKellar joined CME Ventures as Senior Director in March 2020. Previously as Senior Director, Digitization she was responsible for identifying, developing and executing CME Group’s digital asset and blockchain / distributed ledger technology initiatives. She began her career at CME managing Clearing House relationships and new business initiatives with SEF’s and industry organizations, as well as leading key clearing initiatives such as multilateral compression and new product and service development. Prior to joining CME Group in 2014, Jennifer was responsible for the Global FX Prime Brokerage and OTC Clearing Middle Office teams at Citigroup, having also led the North American Rates and Emerging Markets Sales Middle Office teams for the firm.  Previously at Lehman Brothers she oversaw the U.S. Treasury, Agency, Mortgage Pass Thru and Structured Notes Trading Middle Office.


BS, Finance, St. John’s University - The Peter J. Tobin College of Business