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Thomas Pritzker

 Chairman and CEO, The Pritzker Organization

 Aspen Strategy Group


Tom Pritzker is Chairman and CEO of The Pritzker Organization, the family’s historical merchant bank. He is also Executive Chairman of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and on the Board of Directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD. Over his career he has been involved in acquiring and building mature companies in a number of different industries and founding significant companies in the fields of Container Leasing (Triton), biotech (Bay City Capital) and health care (Reliant Pharmaceuticals and First Health). Outside of business, Pritzker is Chairman of the Board of the Hyatt Foundation which sponsors the Pritzker Architecture Prize and Chairman of the Board of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago and the Center for Strategic & International Studies. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group. He has also organized the Pritzker Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research Consortium which is a collaborative research effort into the genetic basis of psychiatric disorders. He holds a B.A. from Claremont Men’s College, an MBA and J.D. degree from the University of Chicago.