February 16, 2010 - 5:30 - 7:00 pm

The Entrepreneur Speakers Program Series is presented by The Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center and is intended to help entrepreneurial companies in their growing needs in every stage of their lifecycle, from start-up and later-stage technology. This program could not be provided to you without the generous support of our sponsors: Polsinelli Shughart PC, Citizens Bank & Trust, Arsalon Technologies, and The Bloch School at the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

About Our Speaker:

Chris Isaacson is chief operating officer and senior vice president of BATS Exchange, the third largest U.S. stock exchange after Nasdaq and The New York Stock Exchange.

Previously, he was vice president in charge of operations for BATS Trading, a position he held since 2006. He also managed the Trade Desk and, as a developer, was instrumental in the architecture and implementation of the BATS trading platform.

Mr. Isaacson began his career as a software engineer at Cerner Corp., the publicly traded, Kansas City-based healthcare information systems supplier. He was a software developer at Tradebot Systems from 2003 to 2005.

To register for this event, visit the Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Program website and click on the "Register Now" button. For questions regarding this event, contact Abigail Wadsworth at 816.235.6063 or via e-mail at To help us adequately plan and to ensure your reservation, advance registration is requested.

Early Registration - Individual Ticket - $25 ($30 at the door)

Program begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Garage parking is available to paying attendees at no charge with validation. Students with a valid university or college ID are welcome to attend at no charge; however, reservations are still requested.

To view the invitation, please click here.