Margaret Niche is a Senior Director and the Global Head of Operational Management within ICE Data Services, a division of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). In her role, Niche oversees product operations for the Connectivity & Feeds group. This encompasses the full suite of connectivity and data services, including the Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure (SFTI®) products and wireless offerings, as well as aggregated data and content from over 600 sources
Previously, Niche was the Chief Administrative Officer for NYSE Technologies Connectivity, a division of the New York Stock Exchange that served as the entrepreneurial technology arm of the NYSE, until the NYSE was acquired by ICE in 2014. Niche joined the NYSE by way of its acquisition of NYFIX, Inc., a company whose network enabled users to electronically communicate trade data among the buy-side, sell-side and exchange floor environments.
Prior to joining NYFIX, Niche also served in various positions at RSL Communications, GTE Corporation and Contel Communications, all firms in the telecommunications industry. Niche began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP, where she was an Audit Manager specializing in the Electric, Gas and Telecommunications industry groups. Niche holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from New York University and is a Certified Public Accountant.