Facetime with Ben Plotkin, Stifel
Ben Plotkin joined KBW in 2013 upon its acquisition by Stifel. Ben serves as Executive Vice President of KBW and Vice Chairman of its parent, Stifel Financial Corporation, a NYSE listed public company. He also serves as Executive Vice President of Stifel, Nicolaus, and as a director of Stifel Bank. Previously, he was Chairman & CEO of Ryan Beck & Co which merged with Stifel in 2007. He joined Ryan Beck as an Investment Banker in 1987. Ben is frequently called upon to provide strategic advice to financial institutions. Earlier in his career, Ben was an attorney at a Washington DC law firm. He received an undergraduate degree from University of Florida in Economics and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
Ben is on the Executive Council and Board of Trustees of the American Jewish Committee. He also serves as a Trustee of The Washington Institute and is active with the YPO Gold and CEO organizations. Ben serves on the Board of OurCrowd, the most active venture capital firm based in Israel.
Dan is the head of Dorsey’s New York office and a partner in the Trial Group. As a litigator, Dan represents clients in a diverse range of industries in federal court, state court private arbitration and before administrative bodies. His representations include matters relating to banking, investment funds, unfair competition, intellectual property with a focus on trademarks, technology, bankruptcy and licensing. In addition, Dan regularly advises and litigates on behalf of clients involved in partnership, shareholder, LLC member, employment and other commercial disputes.
Dan is a member of Dorsey’s China practice, regularly representing Chinese banks in a wide range of matters as well as other Chinese clients. He also writes and speaks about matters concerning cybersecurity and data protection, and advises clients regarding cyber strategies, compliance programs, policies and procedures.
In addition, Dan has been an adjunct professor of law at Cardozo Law School, where he taught a course on legal writing, research and oral advocacy. Throughout his career, Dan has performed extensive pro bono, including the representation of a community of Amish farmers involving constitutional claims against their town government.
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This event is part of YJP's "Facetime with Finance Leaders" series.
Please join YJP for a discussion with Ben Plotkin, Senior Vice President and Vice Chairman of Stifel Financial Corp.
Stifel Financial Corp. is an American multinational independent investment bank and financial services company with over $270bn AUM.
Ben also serves as Executive Vice President of Stifel subsidiary Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods Inc., Executive Vice President of Stifel, Nicolaus, and as a director of Stifel Bank.
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