Robert Greifeld To Deliver Keynote Speech At 2021 USTFCCCA Convention

Robert Greifeld, former Chairman and CEO of the Nasdaq, will be the keynote speaker at the 2021 USTFCCCA Convention.

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Greifeld, is a co-founder of North Island and Chairman of Virtu Financial, Inc. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) until May 10, 2017, and as Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq from 2003 to 2016. During his tenure, Mr. Greifeld led Nasdaq through a series of complex, innovative acquisitions that extended the company’s footprint from a single U.S. equity exchange to a global exchange and technology solutions provider, nearly quadrupling revenue, growing annual operating profits by more than 24 times and achieving a market value of over $11 billion.

“The USTFCCCA is extremely fortunate to have an individual such as Bob engaged in the sports of cross country and track & field, and the willingness to share his wisdom and business acumen with our member coaches.” ~ USTFCCCA CEO Sam Seemes

Greifeld, who in college competed as a member of Iona’s cross country and track & field teams, is also the Founder and Chairman of the sixteen-year-old USA Track & Field Foundation, which supports emerging athletes and inner-city youth athletics. Under his guidance the USA Track & Field Foundation provided 115 athletes with grants totaling over 2.4 million dollars in 2021.

Greifeld is a member of the Economic Club of New York and the NYU Stern Board of Overseers and holds a Masters in Business from New York University, Stern School of Business, and a B.A. in English from Iona College.

“The USTFCCCA is extremely fortunate to have an individual such as Bob engaged in the sports of cross country and track & field, and the willingness to share his wisdom and business acumen with our member coaches”, said USTFCCCA CEO Sam Seemes.

Past keynote speakers at the USTFCCCA Convention included current NCAA President Mark Emmert, former NCAA President Myles Brand, as well as the President and Chief of Operations for the Golden State Warriors Rick Welts.

The 2021 USTFCCCA Convention will be held from Tuesday, December 14 through Friday, December 17, at the JW Marriott/Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida.