Lian Hao – Managing Director
(312) 357-5900

Lian Hao is a Managing Director at The Peakstone Group, where he is responsible for transaction origination and execution in financial services and technology industries in which Lian has gained profound knowledge and relationships in US and Asia as an executive and entrepreneur.

Prior to joining Peakstone, Lian worked over a decade for the CME Group. He played an integral role in leading the design and development of CME’s electronic trading platforms. He was then appointed as the CME Chief China Representative. During his tenure, he was instrumental in developing CME footprint and relationship with all segments in financial industry in Greater China and Asian regions. He then founded, CII, the Chicago Institute Investment LLC, which provides training and consulting services to global financial institutions. CII was later acquired by a larger financial institution. Lian then continued his entrepreneurial passions by providing strategic consultancy on business development, capital raising and merger and acquisitions.

Lian received an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Booth Business School of the University of Chicago.