The Yale School of Management Dean's Office welcomes you to Perspectives on Launching Your Career: A Conversation with Kenneth C. Griffin, an event in the Yale SOM Colloquium series.
Citadel Founder and CEO Ken Griffin shares his story, his thoughts on what’s ahead for the continued intersection of finance and technology, and advice on how to think about starting your career.
The conversation will be moderated by Dean Kerwin K. Charles.
About the Speaker
Kenneth C. Griffin is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel, a global alternative investment firm. Ken began trading from his dorm room at Harvard in 1987, installing a satellite dish on the roof to receive real-time stock quotes. Three years later, he founded Citadel, believing that the integration of exceptional talent, advanced quantitative analytics and leading-edge technology would generate consistent, strong long-term performance. Today, the firm is recognized as one of the most successful alternative investment firms in the world, investing on behalf of capital partners that include preeminent public, private and non-profit institutions.