Jimmie H. Lenz
Dr. Jimmie Lenz is an experienced executive, lecturer and scholar in the field of banking and capital markets.
Starting his career as an equity trader over 25 years ago, Jimmie found he reveled in fast moving atmospheres that required both strategic thought and the ability to take immediate action. His successes propelled him into a number of senior management roles within the finance community including leading an NYSE broker dealer with foreign and domestic operations, where he was able to test both the appetite for and capacity of electronic trading platforms.
Global financial services firms and exchanges have engaged Jimmie to address issues related to strategic and tactical planning, risk mitigation, and business efficiencies. This in-depth understanding of the capital markets industry has allowed him to provide crucial perspectives in foreign and domestic regulatory matters, including extensive work with outside counsels and the presentation of findings to the Security and Exchange Commission.
His passion for developing forward-looking strategies, merge his unique boots-on-the-ground understanding of how the capital markets work with the academic application of new technologies.
Jimmie holds an undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Science in Finance from Washington University in Saint Louis, and Doctor of Business Administration-Finance from Washington University's Olin Business School. He has a number of pending patents related to his work and frequently speaks at academic and industry events primarily on topics related to innovation, risk, and quantitative analysis.