Ken Griffin, Founder/CEO
Kenneth C. Griffin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel, one of the worldâ€™s largest alternative asset managers and securities dealers.
Citadel Asset Management manages a number of hedge funds engaged in alternative investment strategies.
Citadel Securities serves as a financial advisor to corporations, and is one of the largest liquidity providers in equity and fixed income securities.
Established in 1990, Citadel
has more than 1,100 team members in the worldâ€™s major financial centers, including Chicago, New York, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Boston.
Mr. Griffin is an active supporter of causes that drive community improvement, and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Public Education Fund.
wife founded The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation
in 2009, which invests in high impact education, health and civic initiatives.
Mr. Griffin is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Within the business community, Mr. Griffin is a member of numerous organizations including the World Economic Forum, G100, the Economic Club of Chicago and the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago.
Mr. Griffin received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College.