Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Kenneth Griffin

Founder and CEO, Citadel


Kenneth Griffin is Founder and CEO of Citadel, which includes Citadel Securities, Omnium and a division that executes alternative investment strategies across asset classes. Citadel operates in the world's major financial centers, including Chicago, London, New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco. Griffin actively supports educational causes that drive community improvement. He is vice chairman of the Chicago Public Education Fund and a member of the boards of trustees for the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Additionally, Griffin is a member of the World Economic Forum and the Economic Club of Chicago. He received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College.


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