Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber holds the Chair of Business Administration, especially e-Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Frankfurt/M., since December 2004. He is a Member of the Board of the E-Finance Lab and is heading Cluster 5 entitled "Managing the Securities Trading Value Chain".

His academic work focuses on e-Finance, market microstructure theory, regulatory impact on financial markets, institutional trading, and innovative concepts/technologies for electronic trading systems.

Before joining the University of Frankfurt, he worked for five years as a Director, Head of Market Development Cash Markets and Xetra Research at the Trading & Clearing Services Division of Deutsche Börse AG, Frankfurt. Prof. Dr. Gomber graduated in Business Administration and acquired his PhD at the Institute of Information Systems at the University of Gießen, Germany. In addition, he has worked as an independent consultant to international exchange operators and software houses.