Rick Lane, CS '03
Chairman and CEO of Trading Technologies


Rick Lane was most recently the chief technology officer of Citadel, one of the world's largest hedge funds. In this role, he ran the global organization responsible for all technology infrastructure underpinning Citadel and Citadel Securities, the world's largest equities market-making firm. 

Prior to this role, Lane was the chairman and CEO of Trading Technologies (TT), a Chicago-based privately held independent professional trading software firm. Before taking the CEO role and later the chairman's post, he was the chief technology officer at TT and led the firm's global engineering and technology initiatives. 

Earlier in his career, Lane worked for a proprietary trading firm, where he developed trading algorithms for the Chicago futures markets. Before entering the financial sector, he worked at consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he developed wargaming and defense-analysis software for the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies

Lane graduated from Georgia Tech in 2003 with a degree in Computer Science.