Speakers

Larry Pesavento
Veteran trader
Larry Pesavento is a 45 year veteran trader. He began his career trading full time in 1967 while in graduate school getting an MBA in Finance following a BS in Pharmacy. He managed the commodities department of Drexel Burnham Lambert in Southern California from 1976 to 1981. In 1982 he became a member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange where was a local in the S&Ps currency pits. Following this he worked for a commodity corporation in Princeton New Jersey from 1985 to 1986 and in 1987 he wrote Astro Cycles The Traders Viewpoint and published a newsletter Astro Cycles until 1995. He has one of the most extensive libraries on the subject of technical analysis and has trained over 1000 traders using the pattern recognition swing trading methodology described in his books. Over the past 25 years he has written 10 books on trading.
Nikolay Morochkovsky
Writer, business trainer
Nikolay Morochkovsky is a founder of the Association of Independent Business Consultants Bizkon. He is the author of 62 books. Morochkovsky received the PhD in Economics. He went through face-to-face trainings held by Russian and foreign leading experts in business, marketing, management, sales, finance, and personal efficiency. This young entrepreneur learned from legendary figures like Richard Branson, Donald John Trump, Anthony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki etc. He also was registered in the Guinness Book of World records as a person who held the largest online business seminar in the world. Besides writing articles for the most popular business magazines, he often takes part in various TV and radio shows regarding business as a host or a guest. Interests: hockey, diving, snowboarding, water slalom, alpinism, rock climbing, and surfing. 
Mike Hamilton
TradeTheEasyWay founder and head trader, Sandton Direct Managing Director
A successfull currency, commodity and forex trader. Mike started trading in 1984 using a simple value strategy and went on to learn technical analysis with top UK and US traders. Straight out of School, Mike started work in the insurance industry. Soon after, he started trading his own account using a basic value system in UK mid cap stocks. Helped set up and run a financial communcations consultancy working with a range of UK and European business; the business ended up specialising in annual reports for ftse small and mid caps. With experience in trading, financial products and now the inside of boardrooms he embarked on a journey of training and mentorships in technical analysis with the help of several top UK and US traders. A selection of the highlights of his successful trading career include: - Selling 80% of his share portfolio 2 hours before the September 87 US trade figures came out his value system said the market was too high. - Buying .coms in the late 90s but selling most of his stock in mid January 2000 about 3 weeks before the selloff - Set up in full time trading in 2006 - Trading Commodity futures in 06/07 as oil was running up to $150 and the grains were trending and experiencing `limit up` days - Trading gold in the 0709 charge to $1900 - Trading forex and stocks as QE set thee markets alight in 2009 - TV interviews spelling out the potential for the bull market in GBPJPY Today Mike specializes in trading and mentoring traders through to professional level.
Charlie Burton
Co-founder and head trader at EzeeTrader.com
Charlie Burton has been trading for 18 years and is well known for his live trading demonstrations. He started his career working in the fund management industry before going full time into trading. He established Ezeetrader.com in 2002 with his trading partner and it focuses on teaching short term trading techniques to traders. The live online trading room attracts traders from all over the world as Charlie and Kym guide them through each trading day. Charlie has traded and presented at numerous shows including Investor IX, World Money Show, London Investor and TIPS TV plus he has won the London Forex Show live trade-off completion for the past 3 years consecutively. He was featured on the BBC documentary called `Traders, Millions by the Minute` plus he has recently completed a live challenge to turn a $10,000 account into $100,000 within 2 years.
Robert Colville
The Lazy Trader
The self-styled `Lazy Trader` has trained thousands of private investors around the globe and has created a globally renowned currency training brand, The Lazy Trader. Rob, famed for his simple and honest approach to trading and investing, has presented and traded live in front of his students in London, Singapore, Johannesburg and Cape Town. A member of the Society of Technical Analysts (STA), Rob is renowned for his ability to bring the subject of financial markets trading to life in his humorous and direct style of teaching. Rob regularly writes as a guest author for FX Street and FX Trader Magazine. In his spare time, Rob works as a Business Mentor for The Princes Trust in London where he actively coaches budding entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds on how they can build and develop their own business. 
Gavin Holmes
CEO of TradeGuider Systems, well known VSA expert
Gavin has many years of experience at capital markets (stocks, futures and commodities). His passion is to teach traders and investors around the world how to properly read the chart and trade in harmony with professionals. Author of the book "Trading in the Shadow of the Smart Money".
Dave Landry
Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)
Dave Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 90s. In 1995 he founded Sentive Trading, LLC, (d/b/a www.davelandry.com)-a trading and consulting firm. He is author of Dave Landry on Swing Trading (2000), Dave Landry`s 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies (2003), and The Layman`s Guide to Trading Stocks (2010). His books have been translated into Koren, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, and Chinese. He has made several television appearances, has written articles for sever
Rafal Glinicki
The founder of VSA TRADER
Rafal Glinicki, a founder of VSA TRADER Company, is an expert in technical analysis of financial markets. He has long experience in trading. He has been in the top ten of World Top Investor twice. He developed his own strategy for the financial market analysis, which combines the principles of wave structures, advanced geometry and Volume Spread Analysis. VSA TRADER aims at teaching successful traders and developing their skills, which will help them to create their own investment funds. Rafal Glinicki is the only trader in Europe who obtained Tom Williams`s recommendation, the inventor of the Volume Spread Analysis methodology, a prominent, well-known and successful trader in the U.S. stock exchange.
Steve Ward
Trader Performance and Psychology Coach. Represents High Performance Global Ltd Company.
High Performance Global Ltd is a trading psychology and performance consultancy which offers specialist coaching and training services to banks, hedge funds, energy companies, proprietary trading groups, asset management funds, independent traders, brokerages, exchanges and trading education providers. Steve has over twenty years of teaching, training and coaching experience having started out working in sports and performance psychology with elite athletes and teams in over 30 different sports and with high performers in the corporate sector. Since 2005 he has focussed on working with traders, and has worked with traders, trading desks and fund managers from investment banks, hedge funds, global energy companies, asset management funds, leading proprietary trading groups and with independent traders. He utilises a unique blend of performance psychology, neuroscience, behavioural finance, mindfulness acceptance commitment (MAC) approaches, and cognitive behavioural coaching in his work with a focus on practical techniques and strategies for enhancing performance.
Gleb Zadoya
Chief financial analyst at Analytics Online
Gleb gained his first trading experience in 2005 on Russian stock market. He has been actively trading on Forex since 2008, in 2009-2010 operating as a manager of private assets. A former head of Moscow office of PROFIT Group. His forex analyses have been regularly published since 2010, and since then Gleb Zadoya has been the head of `Analytics Online` company providing services to thousand forex traders in Russia, CIS and all around the world. Gleb is also one of the lecturers and creators of `Trading Academy` educating more than 300 traders in 2013. He has produced hundreds of videos about forex and is considered one of the most popular videobloggers among traders of Russia and CIS. 
Stuart McPhee
Private Trader, Author and Trading Coach
Stuart McPhee is a private trader with over 20 years experience and one of Australia`s most compelling speakers on trading. You will appreciate Stuart`s approachable and candid style, whether you are a professional trader or a complete beginner.  His best selling trading book, `Trading in a Nutshell, 4th Edition` (John Wiley) as well as his presentations, are not about vague concepts that don`t work in the real world.  They are about incredibly practical, time-saving strategies that you need to implement in order to become an extremely successful trader. Since 2001, he has spoken live in front of tens of thousands of fellow traders at the New York, Las Vegas and Los Angeles Traders Expos, at Traders` Expos around Australia, and major trading events in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Shenzhen, Dalian, Beijing, Tokyo, London, Mumbai and Bangkok. If you genuinely want to become an ultra-versatile trader and develop an incredible lifestyle, you need a trading plan. Stuart truly understands the importance of finding a trading plan and approach that is right for you.  He advises, `Trading is like any other profession. You need to learn the basics, then develop and hone your skills through application.`
Alexander Evstegneev
The founder of Azbuka Deneg (Money Alphabet) educational web portal, entrepreneur, writer
Entrepreneur, writer, investor and business coach, has educated over 10 000 people. The author of twenty books, hundreds of articles and dozens of workshops on personal finance management and income growth. The author or `Seven Steps to Financial Freedom` which in 2013 was listed in the top ten books on finance and economics (Saphire literary award nomination). The founder of four Kiyosaki Clubs in Moscow running Robert Kiyosaki`s Cashflow games for more than seven years. 20 years of experience of working with stocks and finances, FCSM license for dealing with stocks obtained in 1996 (Alexander sometimes refers to his personal `anti-record` of losing 100 dollars on NASDAQ in 2001). Was trained by Bodo Shefer, Robin Sharma, Alexander Elder, Robert Kiyosaki, Keith Ferrazzi, Vladimir Dovgan. As a result of competition organized in 2007 by the leading investment companies Alpha-Capital, OFG Invest and KIT Fortis Investments was listed in top ten financial consultants of ZAO Financial Experts. The founder and author of Azbuka Deneg (Money Alphabet) - the biggest educational web portal on personal finance for Russian-speaking audience.
Tom Hougaard
Hedge Fund Trader
Tom Hougaard is a hedge fund trader who in his best year generated 137% profit for his account. He is currently a guest trader at the WhichWayToday live trading room. He has visited on 5 separate trading days in the first 3 months of the year and he has generated 37% return over those 5 days. Tom Hougaard has a past in the London financial scene where he worked as the Chief Market Strategist for a UK broker. He is a regular feature on CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg. 
Chris Lori
CTA
Chris Lori is a CTA, CFTC registered and member NFA. Chris trades through London and Singapore private banks and clearing firms where he manages personal and private funds. With fifteen-year experience trading foreign exchange, Chris maintains top level experience in spot, carry, structured options and forwards for FX trading and positioning in the institutional environment. Chris has educational background in securities and began focused study on foreign exchange in 1998, started trading in 2000 and managing funds in 2003. Chris has years of experience testing and applying interbank price delivery, which is the foundation to his intraday trading models. For longer term positions, Chris uses fractal concept combined with fundamentals. Chris believes that one must first construct a proper development plan as a framework to the creation of an effective trading model and become an independent thinker to succeed in the FX marketplace.  Previous to Chris` FX career, he competed in four Olympic Winter Games in the sport of bobsledding, won the Overall World Cup title, twenty two world cup medals and nine crystal globes for Overall World Cup final standings and was twice an Olympic Torch Bearer. Chris has been a model athlete in his native of Canada.
Stanislav Polovitsky
Independent trader, ForexAC School trading teacher
Stanislav was born in 1980 in Ukraine. He graduated from Engineering Institute as an engineer-constructor. He has a 8 year experience of trading on financial markets . He is a leading trader and teacher in Forex trading School - ForexAC. Stanislav is an author of the book `The logics of currency pairs` movement`. Hobby: skiing, swimming, football, travelling.
Nikolay Ivchenko
Analysis Department Director at Forex Club Group
2001 - graduated with distinction from Orenburg State University with a degree in Finance and credit, specialization - Banking Management. 2001-2003 - economist at the Russian investment company AVK Securities. Specialized in stock and Russian stock futures futures trading, as well as teaching. 2004-2005 - senior teacher at `Finance` department of Crimean business institute in Simferopol. 2005 - up to the present moment works at FOREX CLUB Company. Participates in regular roundtable discussions on economic situation in Ukraine run by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, as well as in press conferences organized by the National Bank of Ukraine in regard to macroeconomic trends. Hobbies - sports (alpine skiing, cycling, jogging), music (guitar).
Conrad Alvin Lim
Financial Trainer
Conrad is a renowned Singaporebased Professional Online Trader, Bestselling Author, Financial Trainer, Public Speaker, Consultant and Entrepreneur. He has established himself as Singapore and Malaysia`s leading educator on finance and economics for trading, investing and business. He is very sought after for his intimate knowledge of Macroeconomics, Sector Rotation, Technical Analysis and short term trading techniques including Swing Trading, Cyclical Trading and Scalping. He is also known for his unique and simplified application of Candlesticks Analysis and Fibonacci for his Defensive and Psychological approach to trading.Conrad created and runs his own Pattern Trader Tutorial and advanced trading tutorials tutorials for short term traders and long term investors. Along with Adam Khoo, he co-founded AKLTG`s Wealth Academy and Wealth Academy Investor programs. In May 2007, `Secrets of Millionaire Investors` coowritten by Conrad with Adam Khoo, debuted at #4 and went on to become the Nation`s #1 Best Seller. It remained amongst the top 4 bestsellers for 13 straight weeks. Conrad also created and designed the `Candlestick Patterns Quick Reference Cards` which was also released in May 2007 and has since sold more than 10,000 copies in worldwide. Two other bestselling books were released in 2008. `Profit From The Panic` went to #1 and `Secret Psychology Of Millionaire Traders` hit the top ten list. His second in the series of Quick Reference Cards, `Breakout Patterns` was also launched that year and has sold more than 8,000 copies to date. His latest outing as a solo author, `Winning Psychology Of Defensive Traders` was released in May 2014.  More information at: www.conradalvinlim.com and www.patterntrader.com.
Dr. Choo Koon Lip
Founder/Director, FOREX ASIA
Recognized as one of the World`s Youngest Forex Educator in trading industry, Koon Lip is ranked as one of the top trading and investment educators by many authoritative media and featured in various media. Koon Lip is first a trader, then an educator and asset manager dealing with funds and investment-linked trusts. His flagship programme FOREX INTENSIVE was awarded `The Best Forex Education Project in Asia` back in ShowFx Asia Expo 2009. Many of his students are now full-time traders and some are already his competitors conducting trading and investment courses. 
Ezekiel Chew
Founder of Asiaforexmentor
Ezekiel Chew, founder of Asia`s Largest Forex Education company - Asiaforexmentor is a professional forex trader and trading mentor. He is highly sought after for his forex insights and trading skills. Ezekiel amassed the skill of forex trading at a young age and has since directly impacted the lives of many through his teaching and mentoring.   Ezekiel is known to turn failing traders into success stories. Amassed with a huge passion of teaching, Ezekiel has a flair to connect with people and the ability to find the specific reason of traders who aren`t making money and proceed to set them right. Ezekiel is also a highly-acclaimed coach and speaker where his talks inspire and influence people to get up and achieve big. His clients have included thousands of trainee traders, bank traders and private trading institutions. Ezekiel`s newsletters, products and appearances now inspire nearly hundreds of thousands people a month.
Bert Antonik
Private Trader, FX Market Analyst, Trading Trainer and Personal Mentor
 - Retired US Navy Commander,  - Prior Online Trading Academy instructor with more than 4 decades of trading experience.  - Amassed trading materials worth well in excess of $160,000.00 to learn what really works.  - Motivational trainer for `Zig Ziglar` who was the inspirational mentor to Tony Robbins.  - Outstanding experience in different professional spheres from military service, private corporations, entrepreneurship and public speaking.  - Develops and teaches trader training courses on technical analysis strategies.  - Is sought after as a personal mentor, trading plan instructor and corporate technical analysis trainer.
Ivan Kabulaev
Managing director at Investcafe, professional investor and trader
Before Investcafe, he did investment banking in the spheres of crude refining, real estate, information technologies, transportation, and telecommunication services. In 2002-2005, he worked in property estimate consulting. He graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Finance and Credit. In 2005-2006, he served as a stock analyst in a Russian investment holding FINAM where he created and supported investment coverage for the main public companies of the telecommunication, IT, and hi-tech industries and also was responsible for composing and rebalancing benchmark portfolio in the telecommunication sector. In 2006-2010, he worked in one of the largest Russian independent investment houses Troika-Dialog where he rose to a vice-president from a consultant. He managed the biggest annuity real estate fund in Russia Commercial Real Estate and made deals for a total amount of more than $200 million. He also was a member of the fund`s investment committee and was responsible for analytical data. He holds a Federal Financial Markets Service certificate 5.0. He speaks fluent English. His professional interests include investment banking, merger transactions, venture capital investments, and assets management.
Vladimir Ribakov
The Signals & Mentoring club founder
Professional trader with 11 years of experience trading for hedge funds, brokers and financial institutions. In recent years, Vladimir has stopped providing his trading for institutions, and decided to trade independently for his own accounts. When Vladimir was exposed to the online community of self-traders, and realized the need for serious and professional guidance, he took the challenge and started mentoring traders and publicizing his trading strategies. Today Vladimir writes in his popular personal trading blog (VladimirRibakov.com) and heads his Forex Signals & Mentoring club where he provides trades live on a daily basis, plus online Live Trading Room. Additionally, Vladimir released his strategies as software plug-ins for the popular MetaTrader platform: Forex LST System & Simulator (2012) Pips Carrier (2010) Vladimir is sRs Trend Rider (2010) Vladimir has published e-books in English, teaching the technical analysis methods that he developed throughout the years, sharing his market insights and experience.
Ilshat Bayturin
Professional trader, ForexLab creator
CME and Forex trader since 2008.Ilshat is a creator of his own unique method and style of trading. He is a developer oftrading systems and a certified online tutor. Ilshat specializes in tradingbased on technical analysis. He developed his own style and approach in tradingby correcting his and other traders` mistakes. It is faster and easier toachieve good results by realizing what direction to follow and what pitfalls toavoid than by trying to get an overall picture from myriad pieces of knowledge. In 2009, Ilshat created an educational project called ForexLab, which is an independentresource for forex traders. It is popular among lots of market participants.Ilshat worked for some major international brokers where he launched educational projects fortheir clients.
Amanjol Rysmendiev
President of EST System, a popular business coach
Amanjol Rysmendiev is the president of EST System, a popular business coach, and an internationally recognized expert in leadership and business development. Forty thousand people attend his seminars and workshops every year. Amanjol was one of the first business writers in Kazakhstan. He is the author of a number of business-related books including `Orlay` and `Bisnestegi 5 Karu`. The attendees of his workshops are politicians, students, celebrities, Olympic athletes, lawmakers, and successful entrepreneurs.  

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