Vlad Karpel – CEO
Vlad was Executive Vice President and Head of Technology at OptionsXpress from inception through 2007. During this tenure, the trading platform developed under his leadership handled 300,000+ customers, processed more than 60,000 orders daily and powered company 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 15 years.

Alex Benyukhis – CMO
Alex is an expert in direct marketing, media buying and e-commerce. He is the founder and president of Six Sigma, Inc., a privately held internet marketing company specializing in driving web traffic and developing leads for a wide array of clients in financial services and other industries. Alex graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Science and has held management positions at Corporate Micro Systems, CyberPixie and Motorola.

Jeremie Bacon – Advisor
Jeremie is a seasoned and successful financial services and B2B Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology entrepreneur. He is currently President of Americas Operations, ORC Group, the global market leader in trading technology for listed derivatives, and Board Member for the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), a driving force behind the vibrant technology industry in Illinois. He also is the Founder and former CEO of Backstop Solutions, one of the first SaaS platform companies in the financial services industry.