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Keynote Speaker

Tom Ricketts

Incapital LLC USA

Tom Ricketts co-founded Incapital in 1999 and served as its CEO until 2009. As CEO, Mr. Ricketts created Incapital’s flagship InterNotes Platform and then led the firm's diversification initiatives in underwriting and distributing certificates of deposit, agencies, mortgage-backed securities, structured notes, preferred stock offerings and annuities. In 2009, he became executive chairman of the Chicago Cubs after leading the Ricketts Family acquisition of the team.
Prior to co-founding Incapital, he was a vice president and investment banker for The Chicago Corporation and the brokerage division of ABN AMRO inc. Before that, he was a market maker on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. 
Mr. Ricketts is a CFA charterholder, and earned a BA and an MBA from the University of Chicago.