Tom Sosnoff

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Tom Sosnoff
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Occupation Founder and Chief Executive
Employer tastytrade
Location Chicago
Website www.tastytrade.com

Tom Sosnoff is a Chicago-based trader, brokerage and media entrepreneur who is the co-founder and co-CEO of tastytrade, launched in 2011 with Kristi Ross, tastytrade's president. tastytrade is an online financial network and talk show that covers the financial markets and investing for retail traders. Sosnoff hosts the online show, "Get Tasted" on the tastytrade network.[1].

The same team launched tastyworks, an online brokerage firm, in early 2017.[2].

Background[edit]

Prior to this, Tom Sosnoff co-founded thinkorswim, an online options brokerage firm (with Scott Sheridan) in 1999, which he later sold to TD Ameritrade for more than $600 million.[3]. On January 2014, he launched an online, visual and mobile platform for do-it-yourself options investors called dough. [4].

Sosnoff started his career at Drexel Burnham Lambert and in the early 1980s was a market maker at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).[5]

He sat for a Five-Minute Interview with John Lothian News back in 2011 to talk about TastyTrade.[6]

Education[edit]

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

MarketsWiki Education[edit]

Sosnoff participated in MarketsWiki Education World of Opportunity in Chicago in July of 2017 at the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Tech.

References[edit]

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