Vijay Sankaran

Chief Information Officer at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

Vijay Sankaran

Vijay Sankaran

Chief Information Officer at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

Biography

As Chief Information Officer of TD Ameritrade, Vijay Sankaran is responsible for incubating, introducing, and managing new capabilities, as well as for the implementation of the company's data and analytics ecosystem, including bringing enhanced personalization to the client experience. Sankaran also serves as a member of the company's Senior Operating Committee, which shapes the strategic focus of the organization.

Sankaran's teams are further responsible for two major technology programs at the company: Digital Guidance, which utilizes technology to enhance clients' access to investment advice, and ongoing innovation for the company's award-winning trading platform, thinkorswim®. He leads TD Ameritrade's collaborative technology center in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Prior to joining TD Ameritrade, Sankaran held several senior leadership roles at Ford Motor Company, including: IT Chief Technology Officer, leading advanced technology, technology strategy, data and analytics, and architecture across the enterprise; Director of Application Development, with responsibility for global application development and the delivery of major programs and projects; and Director of Infrastructure Operations, with responsibility for operational support for infrastructure, as well as Ford's largest data centers in North America. Before joining Ford, Sankaran served in consultancy roles with Ernst & Young LLP and Headstrong, where he focused heavily on analytical systems.

Sankaran holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a master's degree of Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

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President, Retail at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

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President, TD Ameritrade Institutional at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

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Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive Vice President at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.

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Chief Information Officer at TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.
Education
Bachelor Computer Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

The Fuqua School of Business (pronounced /'fju?kw?/) is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, United States. It currently enrolls 1,340 students in degree-seeking programs. These programs include the Daytime Master of Business Administration (MBA), the Global Executive MBA, the Cross Continent MBA, the Weekend Executive MBA, Master of Management Studies: Foundations of Business, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi), Master of Management Studies (in partnership with the Seoul National University), joint degree programs (including joint degrees in medicine, law, environmental management, forestry, public policy, and nursing), a one-year Master of Management Studies program in Kunshan, China (starting) 2012 and a Ph.D. program. Additionally, Duke Executive Education and Duke Corporate Education offer non-degree business education and professional development programs.

Career History
Chief Information Officer
2013 - Current

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NYSE: AMTD), through its brokerage subsidiaries, combines innovative trading technology, easy-to-use and understand trading tools, investment services, investor education and outstanding client service to create the ultimate financial services experience. Now home to the award-winning thinkorswim trading technology* and the Investools investor education program – TD Ameritrade provides millions of retail investors, traders and independent Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) the tools, service and support they need to help build confidence in today's rapidly changing market environment

Chief Technology Officer, Director-Application Development
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Ford Motor Co. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of automobiles. It operates through the following three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Ford cars, Lincoln vehicles. The Mobility segment includes Ford Smart Mobility LLC and autonomous vehicles business. The Ford Credit segment comprises Ford Credit business on a consolidated basis, which is primarily vehicle-related financing and leasing activities. The company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.

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