Chief Currency Analyst
Joining FXDD at its inception in 2001, Greg Michalowski has been instrumental in risk management and educational offerings. With over 28 years' experience in finance, he has served as a vice president for both Citibank London and the Treasury Department at CSFB. Greg is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, TheStreet.com, and many others. His book, Attacking Currency Trends (Wiley, April 2011), is one of the highest ranked Forex books on Amazon.com (4.7 out of 5 stars). An early adapter to Twitter, Greg was named by SmartMoney magazine as a go-to source for smarter money moves in 2009. Greg's insights can be found daily at http://fxddnow.com. You can also hear him on his regular webinars for FXDD, FXStreet, and SFO.
Senior Vice President Markets and Liquidity
Robert McKeon is the Senior Vice President at FXDD. He oversees all market risk, banking relationships, liquidity and pricing, and he manages an average daily trading volume of more than $4 billion. With more than 25 years of trading experience, Mr. McKeon has managed trading desks for some of the world's largest banks including Bank of America, Citibank, Credit Lyonnais and Swiss Bank Corporation (SBC). He was a proprietary trader at UniCredit, a major European financial institution with a presence in approximately 50 international markets. Prior to UniCredit, Mr. McKeon served as head of the Emerging Markets Desk at SBC, where he was responsible for all trading products and spearheaded a unique approach to combine options, interest rates and spot into one unified product group. Over his career, Mr. McKeon has traded in four major financial markets, having worked in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London. He is a frequent guest lecturer at many universities including Iona College and New York University and has been featured as an expert commentator in numerous outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch and CNBC.
Robert Slade started his career in the FX and Money Markets in 1982 with Garvin Guy Butler (ICAP). In 1987, he moved to Tradition Inc. He joined American Express in 1998 and then moved to Cleveland-based financial services company KeyBank, where he worked as a vice-president in corporate FX. In 2005, he joined FXDD as Managing Director. Mr. Slade's appointment marks his return to the Tradition camp, having previously managed the brokerage's "after hours" dealing desk for US-based clients to deal directly with Asian and Australian markets.
Director - Middle East
Amgad Attia is an experienced Forex consultant, lecturer and educator. A Commodity Trading Advisor with the National Futures Association and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, Mr. Attia travels internationally on educational tours to provide professional market insights to Arabic-speaking regions. With over 15 years’ experience as a journalist and translator for economic and geopolitical events, Mr. Attia has developed particular expertise in economic trends and lectures traders of all levels. In addition to his tours, Mr. Attia has been a featured contributor on MSNBC Arabic. He was a member of the Cairo Foreign Press Association in Egypt, where he graduated with a degree in journalism and political science. He also held various positions in the United Nations.
Director of Marketing
John Corbett is a Wall Street veteran with extensive experience working with equities and fixed income traders. He began his career in finance at Bear Stearns in 1999. From Bear Stearns, Mr. Corbett moved onto Commerzbank AG, Alta Capital, LLC, and Cowan Financial Group/Mass Mutual. In 2006, Mr. Corbett moved to Avrett Free Ginsberg creative agency, to take on a position that demanded artistic thinking and exercised abstract problem-solving skills. The executive team at FXDD asked Mr. Corbett to assume the role of Director of Marketing in 2011. Combining his financial knowledge with his imaginative vision, Mr. Corbett has been instrumental in creating innovative advertising and brand new education, including the Masters Live course. He can be contacted via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org