Escaped academic (PhD Business Strategy) now full-time trader. "Professional" meaning it's how I make income; been trading for years, but I still learn /everyday. 'Employed' by NFLX (ha-ha!) but "Fired" after 3QER (sob).
Head of Community Development @ StockTwits. Evangelizing Social Communications for Investors, Traders, & Public Companies. Independent Trader. Former Chicago Board of Trade Member. Long Optimism. Hiking Enthusiast. Not in Chicago anymore.