Welcome to Chicago where our speakers are our stars! Meet the speakers, panelists and moderators confirmed for this year's Online Broker Summit:

Andrew Dodenhoff
Director of Strategy, Self-Directed
BMO Financial Group
Andrew is an accomplished sales and business leader with 14 years of proven strategic national sales and talent development experience with a focus in consumer/digital wealth management products and services.
Brett McDonald, CFA
Senior Consultant
Strategic Insight
Brett currently leads fintech research working with firms from the financial services, startup and asset management arenas. He joined the firm in 2013 as a member of the distribution research group and is recognized for his knowledge of direct distribution channels, digital strategy and the emerging fintech ecosystem.
Catherine Allegra
Founder and Global Head of Markit Digital
Markit Digital
Catherine co-founded Wall Street On Demand in 1991, and has led Markit Digital as Chief Learning Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and most recently as Global Head. Her passion is creating collaborative, innovative cultures, developing leaders and listening to her clients to develop products and services that exceed their expectations.
Christine Zalzal
Vice President, Product, Sales Acquisition and Engagement Strategy
Scotia iTRADE, Scotiabank
With over 25 years of marketing and creating new financial services products for leading Canadian financial institutions, Christine continues to promote innovation in the marketplace that creates a unique and competitive position.
Gary Christie
Head of North American Research
Trading Central
Gary has over 15 years in financial markets, serving as an equity & derivatives specialist and research analyst. Gary is regularly quoted in Bloomberg News, conducts many education and market outlook webinars for investment institutions all over the world and has been a guest speaker at the New York Traders Expo.
Jeff Chiappetta
Vice President, Trading Services
Charles Schwab
Jeff oversees the team responsible for driving superior end-to-end experiences, rooted in innovation, for Trading Services clients. He has held a number of different roles over the last 24 years with a focus on trading and derivatives.
Jennifer Barrett
Chief Education Officer
Acorns
Jennifer is a financial literacy advocate, digital content strategist and award-winning financial journalist with more than a decade of management experience. At Acorns, she runs the education product line, which includes onboarding, product and financial education, as well as overseeing the external-facing site, Grow.
Jerome Favresse
Managing Director
TC Labs
Jerome heads up TC Labs studio in Nice, France, incubating new decision support algos and AI. A Cross-Asset strategist with over 15-years investment banking experience, Jerome has been regularly ranked in the Top 3 team in Derivatives Research in the world at a number of premier financial institutions.
Jo Lambert
General Manager
Verizon Media
Jo brings over 20 years of experience in FinTech to Verizon Media, where she is responsible for the strategy and operations of various brands including Yahoo Finance, TechCrunch, Engadget, Autoblog, and #BUILTBYGIRLS. She is developing differentiated products and content through numerous channels within mobile, web, and OTT including live video and premium subscriptions services.
John See
Vice Chair
TD Wealth
John See is a passionate and visionary global business leader with an outstanding record of value creation. An early participant in the commercial exploration of the internet, Mr. See built and oversaw the most successful online brokerage business in Canada which continues to as a market leader and remains the most profitable wealth franchise in the country.
Kathryn St. John
Senior Director of UX
Trading Central
Kathryn’s team is transforming TC’s awarded product suite to deliver modern, engaging experiences. With in-depth knowledge of software development, quant analytics and trading user experience, Kathryn helps online brokers envision how to deliver actionable insights to their customers in the moments that matter.
Kelli Keough
Managing Director, Global Head of Digital Wealth Management
JP Morgan Chase
Kelli is responsible for designing and executing a digital strategy that is integrated into all aspects of the Wealth Management business, creating the opportunity for clients to invest digitally and complementing the personal service of the firm’s advisors.
Matt Wesche
Vice President, Product Management
E*TRADE
Matt is responsible for the product lifecycle and customer experience for active trader products at E*TRADE. Prior to joining E*TRADE in 2016, Matt worked for OptionsHouse (acquired by E*TRADE) and Scottrade in a variety of product and strategy roles. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations.
Mike Foy
Senior Director, Wealth Management Practice
J.D. Power
Mike Foy is responsible for developing research based solutions that drive measurable results for clients within the wealth management industry in North America.
Rob Carrick
Commentator
The Globe and Mail
Rob has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for over 25 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been a personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob’s personal finance column appears twice a week in The Globe, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears twice monthly on Saturday.
Sean McDermott
Director of Brokerage Research
Corporate Insight
Sean joined Corporate Insight in July 2013 and leads the firm’s digital advice- and brokerage-focused syndicated research services. Additionally, he oversees custom research engagements for CI’s brokerage industry clients with a focus on digital customer experience, product marketing/ positioning and technology issues.
Sudev Balakrishnan
Chief Product Officer
STASH
Sudev is responsible for leading product strategy, execution, product design and user research functions. Prior to joining STASH, Sudev served as Senior Vice President Product and a member of the executive team at Grubhub Inc. Before Grubhub, Sudev served as vice president of product for XO Group’s commerce and registry business.
Sunayna Tuteja
Head of Strategic Partnerships & Emerging Technologies
TD Ameritrade
At TD Ameritrade, Sunayna leads an entrepreneurial “tiger team” with a mission to build the next generation of products, experiences and business models to break down barriers to investing and empower more people for financial success, via the ecosystems they use every day
Theresa Carey
Editor, Brokerage and Investing
Investopedia
Theresa has been reviewing sites of interest to online investors since 1991. She is the author of 23 detailed annual reviews of online brokers for Barron’s, analyzing 20-30 offerings at a time. ConsumerSearch has ranked her online broker industry analysis #1 in credibility in evaluating, testing and identifying the category’s best products and services.
Tom Sosnoff
Founder & Co-CEO
tastytrade
Tom is a recognized online brokerage innovator and sought-after financial educator. He is a true visionary and serial entrepreneur who co-founded thinkorswim in 1999, tastytrade in 2011 and newly launched tastyworks in 2017. Leveraging over 20 years of experience, Tom pursued a vision to educate retail investors in options trading and to build a superior software platform.
William Trout
Head of Wealth Management Research
Celent, a division of Oliver Wyman
William's research centers on technology strategy and innovation in the securities and banking industries. He has particular expertise on automated advice delivery, emerging investment tools and wealth management platform technology.
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