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Thomas J. Pritzker is chairman and CEO of The Pritzker Organization, a family merchant bank. He is also executive chairman of Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) and chairman of the Marmon Group, Inc., a manufacturing conglomerate. Tom is on the board of directors of Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (NYSE: RCL) and Triton Containers, the world's largest container-leasing company. Outside of business, he is a trustee of the Pritzker Foundation, chairman of the board of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a member of the boards of trustees of the University of Chicago and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He has also organized the Pritzker Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research Consortium, a collaborative research effort into the genetic basis of psychiatric disorders. Tom is also an honorary professor of history at Sichuan University in China. He holds a BA from Claremont Men's College and MBA and JD degrees from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.