Matt Culek is Chief Operating Officer for Citadel Securities. In this role, he works closely with CEO Peng Zhao on firm level strategy and management, establishing overall resource priorities and launching new businesses across the firm globally. He also oversees the business level COOs who are driving day-to-day operations of the firm.
Mr. Culek first joined Citadel Securities in 2012 as Chief Operating Officer of Citadel Execution Services. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company and as a Capital Markets Associate at Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Culek received an MBA, with distinction, from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.