Mr. Lynn, who sparked the idea of creating BGC as a separate business from Cantor Fitzgerald and became one of BGC’s co-founders in October 2004, has spearheaded the broking operations of the Company globally and has played an integral role in the Company’s significant growth since then, including its 2008 merger with eSpeed, Inc. In addition to his executive responsibility for ensuring that the Company provides services of the highest quality to its customers, Mr. Lynn oversees the Company’s corporate functions including finance, risk management, technology, legal & compliance, human resources, and communications. An experienced and authoritative financial professional, Mr. Lynn promotes BGC’s thought leadership as a preeminent global inter-dealer broker to wholesale market participants worldwide. Reflecting BGC’s commitment to help people in communities around the world, Mr. Lynn plays a leading role in the Company’s annual Charity Day, in which its revenues are donated to dozens of worthy causes worldwide.
Prior to his position with BGC, Mr. Lynn previously served as Executive Managing Director of Cantor Fitzgerald International, where he held management positions of increasing responsibility including leading its Eurobond desk after joining that firm in 1989 as a German Govt Bond broker. Earlier roles in the capital markets included serving as a UK equity dealer with Paul E Schweder Miller & Co. and as Associate Director in charge of broking at Purcell Graham Incorporated.