Kenneth Cordele Griffin (born October 15, 1968) is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder, chief executive officer, co- chief investment officer, and 80% owner of Citadel LLC,   a multinational hedge fund. He also owns Citadel Securities, one of the largest market makers in the U.S. 
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.
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics, University of Chicago (at Chicago since 2016) SHFE 104 Phone: (773) 834-1754 firstname.lastname@example.org Victor O. Lima Senior Instructional Professor in Economics and the College; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies and Master’s Programs (at Chicago since 2001). SHFE 105 Phone: (773) 702-4213 email@example.com
Griffin is the chief executive of Citadel, a hedge fund with $59 billion in assets under management. The Miami-based company has five core strategies in fixed income and macro, quantitative...
The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) announced that Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, John A. List, is the recipient of this year's NABE Adam Smith Award. The award is presented "based upon leadership in the profession and the application of economic principles and knowledge in the workplace and policy arenas."
Mega-Billionaire Ken Griffin Has Moved His Masterpieces to the Beach The Citadel founder and big-time GOP donor proudly picked up stakes from Chicago and moved to Florida earlier this year. An...
Kenneth Cordele " Ken " Griffin (born October 15, 1968) is an American hedge fund manager and businessman. He is the founder, chief executive officer and Co-chief investment officer of Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities. The two businesses provide trading services to asset managers, banks, broker-dealers and hedge fund. 
Kenneth Griffin is not only an avid art collector but one of the most active in the world. His purchases have always made headlines in the press. He paid $60 million for ‘Curtain, Jug and Fruit Bowl’ by Paul Cezanne in 1999, and $80 million for ‘False Start’ by Jasper Johns in 2006.
When Kenneth C. Griffin AB ’89 graduated from Harvard College with his economics degree, he did so with no student debt—a gift from his grandmother, Genevieve Huebsch Gratz. Recognizing that not everyone has access to this kind of support, Griffin has paid his grandmother’s gift forward in a big way. His $150 million gift to the University principally supports need-based financial aid for undergraduates.
Ken Griffin's plan to build a football field-length Tahiti-inspired beach house in one of Florida's most expensive areas has been in the works since at least 2013, when the Citadel founder purchased four properties in Palm Beach for a combined $130 million.