About Tom Section

Tom Pritzker is Jay Pritzker’s successor and has been the leader of TPO for more than 15 years. Tom currently serves as executive chairman of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and serves on the board of directors of TMS International. Over his career, Tom has been involved in acquiring and building mature companies in a variety of industries. He has also founded significant companies in the fields of container leasing (Triton), life sciences (Bay City Capital), and health care (Reliant Pharmaceuticals and First Health). Outside of business, he is chairman of the board of the Hyatt Foundation, which sponsors the Pritzker Architecture Prize, is chairman of CSIS’s Board of Trustees, is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago, and is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.