Vlad has been affiliated with the investments industry for a long time. While starting on the sell-side of the business, he eventually ended up at a start-up hedge fund and has also been involved with commodity futures trading and brokering. Vlad passed CFA Levels I and II and has a Master's in Information Systems. He currently works in the Academia for a major state university providing IT support for numerous graduate level Business/IT programs. Vlad trades his own account and looks for consistent set-ups and opportunities that minimize risk and time exposure to volatility.