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Episode 066 – Jenny Just, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, PEAK6 Investments

On this episode of the Executives’ Exchange, Jenny Just, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at PEAK6 Investments, sits down with guest host Chris Schyvinck, CEO of Shure Incorporated. They explore Jenny’s journey to become one of America’s self-made female billionaires and the secrets she learned while playing poker.

00:00 – Intro
00:55 – Early Childhood background – how it shaped her
05:15 – Early Career Journey
11:50 – Prioritizing Investments
15:18 – Motherhood Influences on Entrepreneurship
19:20 – How Brands Under PEAK6 Support Its Vision
23:10 – Penson & Apex Aquisition
27:25 – Trends Happening Today
32:13 – Challenges for Peak6
33:03 – Why Poker is Important
35:00 – Teaching Poker to Women; “Poker Power”
39:38 – Creating Women Trading Program
42:26 – Last Thoughts
45:35 – Rapid Fire Questions
48:25 – Outro

Episode Link: PEAK6

Guest Host: Christine Schyvinck, CEO, Shure Incorporated
Producer: Eva Penar, Chief Content & Communications Officer, The Executives’ Club of Chicago 

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