Marcus Ikeda is a Vice President in the Trading Products group at BMO Capital Markets, a leading North American-based financial services provider. Marcus is responsible for developing Trading Products’ global corporate growth strategy, as well as supporting the financial and operational management of the business. Previously, he spent 10 years in BMO’s Investment Banking group, where he advised a broad range of companies and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and other strategic decisions. Marcus received an M.B.A. with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. in economics and computer science from DePauw University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.