David Krell is a founder of International Securities Exchange (ISE) and former President & CEO. He was Chairman and co- founder of K-Squared Research, LLC, a financial services consulting firm; former Vice President, Options and Index Products, of the New York Stock Exchange; former First Vice President at the Chicago Board Options Exchange, responsible for the management and operation of the Marketing and Sales Division. He was also a Vice President of Merrill Lynch and founded its Managed Options Service.

David is active in numerous industry groups; former Director of the International Federation of Technical Analysts, former president of the Market Technicians Association and a Director on the Board of The Options Clearing Corporation.  He was formerly an adjunct professor at Rutgers University Graduate School of Management and at the Graduate School of Baruch College. He has taught, coordinated and directed numerous seminars and workshops at the New York Institute of Finance.

The 20th Annual Bernard Baruch Dinner was held on April 28, 2009 at Cipriani’s in New York. The gala dinner honored Larry Zicklin (’57, LHD [Hon.] ’99) and David Krell (MBA ’71) as Baruch College Alumni of the Year.  Both spoke eloquently about the College, its mission, its future, and its ongoing importance to them personally.