2019 Keynotes

Thursday, October 17
11:15am - 12:15am

Carolyn M. Clancy
Executive Vice President, Head of the Broker-Dealer Segment, Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions


About Carolyn:

Carolyn Clancy is executive vice president, head of the broker-dealer segment for Fidelity Clearing & Custody Solutions® (FCCS), which offers a comprehensive clearing and custody platform, trading capabilities, and business process and operations consulting to broker-dealers, banks, RIAs, family offices, professional asset managers, strategic acquirers and retirement advisors and recordkeepers. She is responsible for ensuring the satisfaction of FCCS’ diverse broker-dealer client base, and helps firms meet their business goals through disciplined, data-driven relationships. She and her team provide guidance and support as clients evolve their business models and navigate the shift towards full financial planning-led practices, as well as help to develop next-generation technology stacks that meet the needs of both advisors and end-investors.


During her 20-year career at Fidelity, Ms. Clancy spent six years as head of FundsNetwork® and also held various executive roles in Fidelity’s Personal Investing and Workplace Investing businesses.


Ms. Clancy received her bachelor of arts degree in business management from Assumption College in 1982, and her MBA from Babson College in 1989. She holds her FINRA Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations.


Ms. Clancy currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Financial Services Institute. She is also on the Board of Trustees at Assumption College, The Board of Directors of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston, and actively involved in several philanthropic organizations.

 

Friday, October 18
10:00am - 11:00am

Kunal Kapoor, CFA
Chief Executive Officer, Morningstar, Inc.

About Kunal:
Kunal Kapoor, CFA, is chief executive officer of Morningstar. Before assuming his current role in 2017, he served as president, responsible for product development and innovation, sales and marketing, and driving strategic prioritization across the firm.


Since joining Morningstar in 1997 as a data analyst, Kapoor has held a variety of roles at the firm, including leadership positions in research and innovation. He served as director of mutual fund research and was part of the team that launched Morningstar Investment Services, Inc., before moving on to other roles including director of business strategy for international operations, and later, president and chief investment officer of Morningstar Investment Services. During his tenure, he has also led Morningstar.com and the firm’s data business as well as its global products and client solutions group.

 

Kapoor holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental policy from Monmouth College and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago, and served on the board of PitchBook, a private firm that provides a comprehensive private equity and venture capital database, prior to its acquisition by Morningstar in late 2016. Kapoor is also a member of the board of trustees of The Nature Conservancy in Illinois. In 2010, Crain’s Chicago Business named him to its annual 40 Under 40 class, a list that includes professionals from a variety of industries who are contributing to Chicago’s business, civic, and philanthropic landscape.