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The 2017 Tech 40: Gary Norcross

33. Gary Norcross
President and Chief Executive Officer
Fidelity National Information Services
Last year: 33

Cities all over the world have aspirations in financial technology, so why not Little Rock? The Arkansas capital's entry into this world was helped by Fidelity National Information Services, or FIS, a $9.2 billion-in-revenue fintech company that mentors entrepreneurs and hooks them up with funding sources and potential customers. When in May FIS and Little Rock's Venture Center announced the ten startups selected for a 12-week program to accelerate the development of their financial innovations, FIS president and chief executive officer Gary Norcross, 52, said it was "a great example of how we are harnessing the spirit of entrepreneurship." In December, FIS brought several companies into its newly created high-potential network, hoping to bring "new innovations to market in an efficient and practical manner," said Norcross, who has a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Arkansas. He has been CEO of Jacksonville, Florida-based FIS since January 2015.


The 2017 Tech 40
1. Adena Friedman
NASDAQ
2. Catherine Bessant
Bank of
America Corp.
3. Robert Goldstein
BlackRock
4. Jeffrey Sprecher
Intercontinental Exchange
5. Lance Uggla
IHS Markit
6. Shawn Edwards & Vlad Kliatchko
Bloomberg
7. David Craig
Thomson Reuters
8. Michael Spencer
NEX Group
9. Don Callahan
Citigroup
10. Elisha Wiesel
Goldman Sachs Group
11. Michael Bodson
Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.
12. Terrence Duffy
CME Group
13. Charles Li
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
14. Sean Belka
Fidelity Investments
15. Chris Concannon
CBOE Holdings
16. Guy Chiarello
First Data Corp.
17. Steven Lieblich
Citadel
18. David Rutter
R3CEV
19. Blythe Masters
Digital Asset Holdings
20. Alfred Spector
Two Sigma Investments
21. Neil Katz
D.E. Shaw Group
22. Lee Olesky
Tradeweb Markets
23. Richard McVey
MarketAxess Holdings
24. David Gledhill
DBS Bank
25. Seth Merrin
Liquidnet Holdings
26. Antoine Shagoury
State Street Corp.
27. Peter Brown &
Robert Mercer
Renaissance Technologies
28. Lou Eccleston
TMX Group
29. Peter Cherecwich
Northern Trust Corp.
30. Mike Chinn
S&P Global Market Intelligence
31. Chris Corrado
London Stock Exchange Group
32. Neal Pawar
AQR Capital Management
33. Gary Norcross
Fidelity National Information Services
34. Steven O'Hanlon
Numerix
35. Sebasti√°n Ceria
Axioma
36. Brian Conlon
First Derivatives and Kx Systems
37. Tyler Kim
MaplesFS
38. Michael Cooper
BT Radianz
39. Robert Schifellite
Broadridge Financial Solutions
40. Jim Minnick
eVestment

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