James B. ("JB") Mackenzie is a Chicago-based brokerage and technology executive who serves as the general manager and vice president of futures and international for Robinhood.
Previously, he was a director with Charles Schwab Futures & Forex LLC, which he had joined as a result of Schwab's acquisition of TD Ameritrade. Mackenzie had been director of futures and forex for TD Ameritrade's Thinkorswim brokerage operation.
Mackenzie joined TD Ameritrade from MF Global, where he had been a vice president of FIX and DMA offering electronic trading solutions. He left MF Global in March of 2011, before their collapse in August of 2011.
He was also with Penson GHCO and its predecessors in business technology roles.
Mackenzie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College in biology and psychology. He also holds a masters in business administration from the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business in strategic consulting and finance.
Mackenzie participated in the MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity series in Chicago in 2016.
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