J.B. Pritzker

  • Managing Partner, The Pritzker Group

An entrepreneur, technology venture capitalist and philanthropist, J.B. Pritzker is a business and civic leader and a leading advocate for civil rights and young children in poverty.

He founded one of the Midwest’s leading venture capital firms, New World Ventures, and co-leads The Pritzker Group, a private investment firm. Mr. Pritzker is also a principal owner of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and TransUnion Corporation.

Led by Pritzker, the Pritzker Family Foundation is one of the nation’s leading philanthropists in early childhood education and development. He has also applied his entrepreneurial efforts as a tireless champion for human and civil rights both nationally and internationally, serving as Chairman of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and a principal funder of the Cambodia Tribunal Monitor.