FOUNDER VICTOR SPERANDEO ("TRADER VIC")

Victor Sperandeo is the President and CEO of Alpha Financial Technologies. He is a professional trader with over 45 years of experience on Wall Street, trading numerous markets. He has traded independently for, among others, George Soros, Leon Cooperman and BT Alex Brown. Mr. Sperandeo is recognized for his futures market trading expertise and the development of the Diversified Trends Indicator®.

Mr. Sperandeo was featured in the best-selling, The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America’s Top Traders, by Jack D. Schwager and Super Traders: Secrets and Successes of Wall Street’s Best and Brightest, by Alan Rubenfeld, has been profiled in Barron’s twice (Man of all Markets, on May 2, 1983, and Trader Vic the Ultimate Wall Street Pro, on September 21, 1987), The Wall Street Journal and Stocks & Commodities, and has appeared on CNBC, CNN, Fox and other networks. Mr. Sperandeo has authored two books detailing his philosophy: Trader Vic – Methods of a Wall Street Master and Trader Vic II – Principles of Professional Speculation, in addition to co-authoring, Crashmaker – A Federal Affaire, with Avaro Almeidi, a philosophical novel about Wall Street. His latest release is Trader Vic on Commodities: What’s Unknown, Misunderstood, and Too Good to be True.

Mr. Sperandeo was a 2008 inductee into the Trader Hall of Fame by Trader Magazine and has been included on Ziad Adelnour’s list of top 100 Wall Streeters.