Kenneth C. Griffin

Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Citadel LLC

Kenneth C. Griffin

Kenneth C. Griffin

Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Citadel LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Citadel Advisors II LLC
Citadel Investment Group, Inc.
Citadel LLC

RelSci Relationships

4374

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

10/15/1968

Age

51

Number of Awards

22

Estimated Net Worth

$8B

Interests

Philanthropy

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Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer at Citadel Advisors LLC

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Founder at Pritzker Realty Group LLC

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Executive Director at Zell Family Foundation

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Head of Global Credit at Citadel LLC

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Co-Founder at The Blue Knight Foundation

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Vice Chairman at Whitney Museum of American Art

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Founder at Ariel Investments LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P.

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Executive Chair at The Duchossois Group, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

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Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Citadel LLC
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The Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation is committed to improving the worlds of education, healthcare, and the arts.

Education
Bachelor's Degree

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Memberships
Member
Current

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Member
Current

The Economic Club of Chicago was organized in 1927 "to aid in the creation and expression of an enlightened public opinion on the important economic and social questions of the day.” Equally important, through its membership policies, the Club works to identify upcoming young leaders to insure a continuum of knowledge and traditions within Chicago’s civic and business community as the torch of leadership passes from one generation to the next.

Member
Current

G100 is a private group of chief executives of the largest and most significant global companies. CEO members gather twice each year for off-the-record, candid conversations about leadership, strategy, and navigating the current business environment. Established in 2001, G100 provides a unique forum for CEOs. Unlike large gatherings or conferences sponsored by media or other consulting firms, G100 is focused only on fostering new thinking about how to lead a high-performing organization. Member meetings are strictly off-the-record and closed to the press and public, allowing for an atmosphere of frank, spirited, and informed discussion. G100 members benefit from valuable research and insights, important connections, and straightforward exchanges with peers from around the world. Membership is by invitation only.

Career History
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
1990 - Current

Citadel Enterprise Americas LLC provides investment banking, institutional trading and fund administration services. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income and alternative investment markets across the globe. The company was founded by Kenneth Cordele Griffin and Reade Eugene Griffith in 1990 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Vice Chairman
Current

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is America's living memorial to President Kennedy. It is the nation's busiest performing arts facility: each year the Center's seven theaters host approximately 2,000 performances. The Kennedy Center presents the greatest performers and performances of music, dance and theater, supports artists in the creation of new work; and serves the nation as a leader in arts education. Each season, Kennedy Center performances attract audiences of nearly two million, and an additional 20 million attend touring productions or tune into Center-related television, Internet, or radio broadcasts.

Founder
2007 - ?
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - 2013

E*TRADE Financial Corp. engages in the provision of investment and online stock brokerage services. It offers digital platforms and support to individual investors through phone, email, and online via two national financial centers as well as in personal though financial centers. The company was founded by William A. Porter Jr. and Bernard A. Newcomb in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$125M
2019

Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry operates as a museum. It conduct exhibitions in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$100K +
2016

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offers exhibitions of art. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Its programs include Dance, Live Art, Music, Screenings, Theater and Workshops. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$40M
2015

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$2,800
2019

Representative from New York's 23rd Congressional District

$2,800
2019

Representative from North Carolina's 5th Congressional District

Investments
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Medici Technologies LLC engages in the provision of mobile software for health care industry. It develops an application that enables users to communicate with a physician, veterinarian or therapist. The company was founded by Clinton Phillips in 2016 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Awards & Honors
Rank #166
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #57
2016
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Rank #157
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference

Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

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