PEAK6 eschews hierarchy in the sense that the input and ideas of old-timers and new hires alike are taken seriously. Everyone has the opportunity to shape the path of the different businesses at PEAK6. Managers have high expectations, but they also give teams total freedom to explore solutions—there’s no micromanaging to be found.
PEAK6 Investments builds innovative and efficient software for the proprietary trading and finance industries. Because the company operates at an energetic pace and emphasizes bold, entrepreneurial thinking, people describe PEAK6 as a tech company wearing a trading firm’s clothes. This entrepreneurial spirit extends beyond the Capital Management, the core trading business. PEAK6 also invests in a diverse range of businesses—professional hockey and soccer franchises among them.