John Cahalane

John Cahalane is a Managing Director and Head of Tradeweb Direct, a leading provider of fixed income trading services to financial advisors and traders. He is also a member of the Tradeweb executive management committee. Cahalane has extensive knowledge of electronic fixed income markets from over a decade of experience focused in electronic trading.Cahalane joined Tradeweb Markets in 2010 as Head of Tradeweb Retail to restructure and grow the business. In 2013, he oversaw the acquisition of BondDesk Group, integrating the business with Tradeweb Retail to create Tradeweb Direct.Previously, Cahalane held several positions at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB). He served as Executive Director and Director of Third Party Distribution – Capital Markets, where he supervised sales teams and advisory traders while managing resources. Earlier Cahalane worked in the Fixed Income Division at MSSB as Vice President, Director of E Commerce, and before that he held positions as Vice President, Regional Sales and Marketing Coordinator. Prior to those roles, Cahalane was a Sales and Marketing Consultant for MSSB’s Taxable Fixed Income Division.Cahalane received a B.S. from the University of Scranton and holds Series 7, Series 24, Series 53 and Series 63 professional securities licenses.