Tom Sosnoff

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Tom Sosnoff
Occupation Founder and Chief Executive
Employer tastytrade
Location Chicago

Tom Sosnoff is the co-founder (with Scott Sheridan) of thinkorswim, an online options brokerage firm launched in 1999, which he later sold to TD Ameritrade for more than $600 million.[1] [2]

He more recently co-founded tastytrade, a financial network and talk show that offers discount vouchers on brokerage and other financial products. He hosts the online show, "Get Tasted" on the tastytrade network.[3]


Sosnoff started his career at Drexel Burham Lambert and has 20 years experience as a market maker at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).[4]


Sosnoff graduated with a degree in political science from the State University of New York at Albany in 1979.


  1. Tom Sosnoff: A Q&A with the $600 million man behind Thinkorswim. Daily Finance.
  2. Tom Sosnoff. Cyber Trading University.
  3. Thinkorswim's Tom Sosnoff dives into the talk show pool. Crain's Chicago Business.
  4. Biography. Thinkorswim.