Vlad KarpelCEO & Founder, Tradespoon.com http://www.tradespoon.com
Vlad Karpel is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Tradespoon. Tradespoon’s research and forecasting platform uses advanced neural networks to make even the most sophisticated trades easy and simple to execute. Self-directed investors use this institutional-grade technology to find and manage high quality, high return trade opportunities. Prior to Tradespoon, Vlad was an Executive Vice President and Head of Technology at OptionsXpress from the company’s inception through 2007. During his tenure, the trading platform developed under his leadership handled 300,000+ customers, processed more than 60,000 trade orders daily and powered the company’s growth to over $1.6B in market capitalization. Vlad also has served as CTO of Mediaocean and as a consultant to and investor in early stage financial technology companies. He has been building and optimizing the core Tradespoon algorithm for over 15 years.