Tom Sosnoff is the co-founder of Thinkorswim and tastytrade.
Tom Sosnoff is a recognized online brokerage innovator and sought-after financial educator. Tom is a true visionary and serial entrepreneur who co-founded thinkorswim in 1999, tastytrade in 2011, tastyworks in 2017, played an instrumental role in the launch of Luckbox Magazine in 2019, and in 2020 he created the first new futures exchange in 20 years, The Small Exchange. Leveraging over 20 years of experience as a CBOE market maker, Tom pursued a vision to edutain self-directed investors in trading and to build superior software platforms and brokerage firms that specialize in complex financial strategies. His efforts ultimately changed the way these instruments are traded and how digital financial media is produced and consumed. Currently, Tom hosts of tastytrade Live and continues to drive innovation and know-how to the do-it yourself investor.
Tom has been named to Techweek’s Tech 100 list, Crain’s Chicago’s Tech 50, and has spoken at over 500 events across the globe. Tom received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and has been featured by prominent publications such as WSJ, IBD, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago, Traders Magazine, and Barron’s.