Trade Ideas Summit 2018: Rise With The Machines

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We’ve been innovating since 2003, and are the first firm to the market with A.I. technology accessible to the retail investor. Since launching the AI ‘Holly‘,at the beginning of 2016, Trade Ideas has more than tripled our organic active subscription numbers.  

As an innovator and thought leader that is driving the future of the FinTech industry, Trade Ideas is bringing together influencer’s and investors this fall for a fantastic networking and education event.



Brett N. Steenbarger, Ph.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he trains mental health professionals in short-term therapies.  

Brett also works as a performance coach for traders and portfolio managers at hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, and other money management firms. He writes the TraderFeed blog and has authored four books on trading psychology and a standard reference work in brief therapies.  

When not working as a psychologist, Brett enjoys the company of his wife, five children, six grandchildren, and three rescue cats. He is currently writing a book on psychology and spirituality.


Brian Shannon is the CEO and founder of, a highly regarded trading advice and education service. Alphatrends is successful due to Brian’s depth of market and trading experience and his natural teaching abilities.  

Brian has been a broker and trader for 27 years for firms such and Lehman Brothers and Dain Bosworth. He also ran Landmark Securities trading office in Denver and was the lead traders and Director of Research at MarketWise Securities. 

Shannon Published his acclaimed book Technical Analysis Using Multiple Time Frames in 2008 to educate beginning and intermediate day traders on the tools and techniques that have made him “one of the best indie traders in the business”. In the book The Stocktwits Edge, Howard Lindzon wrote “it is not by accident that about one-third of the traders featured in this book point to Brian as a mentor who has had the biggest impact on their careers.”


JC Parets is the founder of and is one of the most widely followed Technical Analysts in the world. All Star Charts is a research platform for both professional and retail investors covering US and International stocks, interest rates, commodities and forex markets. In 2008, JC earned his Chartered Market Technician designation (CMT).

His work has been featured regularly on Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox Business, ABC, CNN, Wall Street Journal and many other financial media outlets around the world. You will often see JC as a speaker at some of the top investing conferences and has also been invited to speak at Harvard, Duke, NYU, University of Chicago and Hong Kong Baptist University among other institutions about Technical Analysis and Behavioral Finance. JC specializes in finding the most opportunistic risk vs reward propositions while at the same time bringing a top/down approach to the marketplace whose wide spectrum is rivaled by few.  

In 2017, JC Launched Technical Analysis Radio, a podcast dedicated to Technical Analysis and the Technicians who practice it. When he is not looking at Charts, JC enjoys playing and watching sports, good food and good wine. He splits time between New York City, Miami and Sonoma Valley but also does his best to travel the world speaking to investors from different cultures always striving to become a wiser investor. 



Max, affectionately known in the trading community by his nickname, Madaz, is a former structural engineer-turned-full time trader based out of Los Angeles, California. 

Starting with $6,000 in his E*Trade account in 2011, Max’s primary approach to trading is taking high percentage scalp setups for fast profits particularly at the opening bell. He popularized strategies such as the washout long, panic pop short, and the halt and resume washout long, of which he has lots of free content demonstrating these strategies at work via his YouTube channel, MadazTrader. 

Max also believes that psychology is the key to a trader’s success and therefore he prioritizes the minimization of stress and emotions while trading by implementing methods, such as the Trader Nap, to help prevent scenarios where his mindset as a trader may become compromised, thereby impacting his decision making ability.


Kunal Desai is an American stock trader and CEO of Bulls on Wall Street, an online trading academy. Kunal is known for becoming a wealthy retail trader and growing his multi-million dollar business with his close friends.

He is also a cryptocurrency trader and investor where he has capitalized on the new trend of digital currency. He teaches his crypto trading methods at

He is an International speaker at trading and entrepreneurship events around the world, been featured in numerous podcasts, and covered in the Huffington Post, Forbes, Fortune, and many other major publications.

Kunal runs his own hedge fund that gives traders with smaller accounts an opportunity to trade with more capital. He is also an investor and advisor in other businesses.

Kunal is a member of Okaloosa Helping Hands, where he provides food, toys, and other living essentials to young parents in need. He is also a regular speaker at Traders4ACause gala which donates to different charities including “Building Dreams For Marines”.


Jane Gallina, aka ‘Airplane Jane’, came out of nowhere to take the testosterone-dominated community of day trading by storm. After completing a Series 7 license in 2001, Jane worked as a sales assistant in the financial community. As a loving wife and mother, Jane wanted to find a new way to take control of her financial future while being there for her family.

In 2017, Jane published her first trading book, #FMJ: Trust, Transition, Trade. #FMJ recounts the personal stories of Jane and some of the best women traders from around the world taking control of their lives, kicking butt, and showing the world just what a woman can do when she sets her mind to it.


Cameron Newell (CamTheMan) is a 24-year-old trader and business owner. He began his trading career in community college classroom trading from a phone app. After blowing up his first two accounts, he took a step back and started paper trading. He put everything he had into learning about the art of trading and began his transformation into becoming a consistently profitable trader.  

Today, Cameron's achieved a great deal with his own trading and within the trading community. He started a $1,000 account challenge in mid-2017 and has successfully turned it into over $750,000 within 9 months and is on his way to reaching his goal of $1 million by the end of 2018. Now, he's helping others achieve the same level of success. Cameron started Noremac Newell Trading to educate traders who desire financial freedom. Since its start in April 2018, Noremac Newell Trading has grown. In its first month, the group has gained over 3,500 members and plans to be the leader in trading education.