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David Aferiat is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Trade Ideas, LLC, where he taps experience in business development, customer acquisition and retention, corporate strategy as well as energy trading and marketing. In 16 years, Trade Ideas has grown to over 50,000 accounts in 19 different countries. Hedge funds, Asset Managers, Institutions, Online Brokers, and self-directed investors use the A.I. powered software as a premier idea generation, risk management, and decision support tool. Working with senior officers and key decision makers in the boardroom, finance, HR, marketing and trading functions, David has advised both public and privately held companies with revenues ranging from $20 million to $14 billion.
David recently chaired The Chicago Trading Show on FinTech. He writes technical analysis for TheStreet.com and about A.I. in the markets for the publication, Fund Intelligence.
David holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and French from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his Master’s of Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.