“ Heather Koch is one of the founders of Protectagfutures, Inc, nonprofit Group. She believes in the integrity of the contracts and the trading participants and feels the voice has been long ignored and discounted. ”
• Principal and Chief Operating Officer of Icarus Trading, LLC 2005-Present
• Development and implementation of several trading systems 2005-Present
& fix\fast protocol strategies.
• Lead Market Maker in complex spread trading operations 2005-Present
& multiple option markets in open outcry and on electronic platforms
at the Cbot/ CME Group.
Teacher and consultant in trading strategies at various seminars around the world. 2003-2005
Options and Futures Trader at the Chicago Board of Trade 1998-
o A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and programming.
o Writing, testing and implementation of software to API/ Globex platform
o Trading and analysis of multiple option pricing models
o The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
o 10 years teaching trading strategies
o Manage risk operations of proprietary trading group
Designing and testing of proprietary low-latency trading applications.
Developing systems using historical market data and disseminating orders to CME Globex platform.
Several years of experience in the economics of agricultural trading and built risk-management and performance-tracking tools.
Designed innovative trading decision based algorithms.