Sayee Srinivasan

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Sayee Srinivasan
Occupation Acting Chief Economist
Employer Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Location Washington, D.C.

Sayee Srinivasan is acting chief economist at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). He was named to that position in December 2013 by Chairman Gary Gensler.[1] Srinivasan joined the Commission in 2012 in the Office of the Chief Economist.

Srinivasan was previously a director of Asian product and market development for CME Group. He is also an adjunct professor for the Illinois Institute of Technology, Stuart School of Business.[2]


Srinivasan worked for CME Group starting in 2001. Before that, he was a research economist for OptiMark Technologies from 1999 to 2001.

He has written articles for various trade and industry publications, and co-authored books.

In 2009, Srinivasan was believed to be a possible contender for the chief executive officer spot at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).[3]


Srinivasan received an MMS in finance from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research and a PhD in economics from the University of Texas at Austin.


  • Electronic Commerce and the Revolution in Financial Markets, by Ming Fan, Jan Stallaert, Sayee Srinivasan and Andrew Whinston (South-Western College Pub, 2001) - ISBN 978-0030329937



  1. CFTC Announces Sayee Srinivasan as the Acting Chief Economist. CFTC.
  2. Faculty Biographies. Stuart School of Business.
  3. NYSE, CME Officials In Race For BSE's Top Job. The Economic Times.