Time: Wednesday, February 20th 5:00PM to 6:15PM
Location: DePaul Center, DePaul Club Room (11th floor near the Cafeteria).
Troy Kane is an experienced capital markets and derivatives professional with expertise in market structure, strategic business development, algorithmic trading, trading platform design, and trading operations. Troy is currently the Head of Business Development for the Americas at Citadel Securities where he is responsible for managing North and South America partner relationships across equity, futures, options, and FICC products; manages US relationships with key banks and work with investment bankers, partners and industry professionals to identify potential M&A opportunities and investments; coordinates with teams across functional areas (legal, technology, trading, quantitative research, HR) to evaluate potential acquisitions and investment opportunities and identify opportunities to grow Citadel Securities business in new products, asset classes and/or geographies.
Prior to joining Citadel, Troy was Head of Strategy for Financial and OTC Products at CME Group where he was responsible for tactical coordination of the development and execution for CME’s Financial and OTC business line (Equities, Interest Rates, & FX) strategies, technology projects and key strategic initiatives which are both organic and inorganic in focus.
Troy began his career working on the trading floors of the Chicago Board of Trade at the age of 14 and has over 20 years of experience in the commodity and financial derivatives industry, with 15 of those years collectively at CME Group. Troy served as Chief Operating Officer of Eagle Seven, a privately held, globally positioned algorithmic trading firm from May 2013 to January 2016 and Global Head of Algorithmic Business Development at BGC Partners, an international inter-dealer brokerage and financial services company from March 2016 to May 2017.
Troy earned a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University, majoring in Finance and a MBA in Finance from Roosevelt University. Troy was named one of DePaul’s outstanding alumni under 40 in 2014 and currently serves on the Finance Advisory Board and ASK Advisory Board at DePaul.