{ "instructor": { "name": "Jeffrey Mantel", "expertise": [ "Derivatives Trading and Risk Management", "Financial Software Product Management", "Project Management", "Dodd-Frank Implementation", "Commodity Structured Notes" ], "short desc": "Jeff has over thirty-five years of financial services experience including five years as an actuary, ten years as global head of commodity derivatives trading for large international banks, eight years as senior product management executive in the trading and risk management software industry, and twelve years as CEO of a financial technology consulting company. Jeff is also a recognized expert on Dodd-Frank having served as a consultant on the law’s implementation at Bank of America, Capital One, and Wells Fargo.", "current position": "CEO of The Mantel Group, LLC, a financial technology consulting company specializing in trading and risk management, project management, financial software design, Dodd-Frank, and financial mathematics.", "past positions": [ "Jeff has served as a consultant to Citibank, Bank of America, Capital One, Oppenheimer Funds, UBS, Wells Fargo, Markit, Bunge, Venice Capital, Cuttone & Co., and others.", "", "Jeff’s full time derivatives trading experience includes stints at Mocatta (Global Head of Options Trading), Mase Westpac (Global Head of Commodity Derivatives Trading), and Deutsche Bank Sharps Pixley (Head of Commodity Derivatives Trading). As a senior financial software product executive, he worked at FNX Ltd, Infinity Financial Technology (acquired by SunGard), and Cats Software (acquired by Misys)." ], "education": [ "B.A. (Mathematics), Washington University in St. Louis", "M.A. (Mathematics), Northwestern University", "Ph.D. (Mathematics), Northwestern University" ] } }