Vlad Karpel

Vlad Karpel

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Vlad Karpel is the CEO and Chief Architect of Tradespoon, a daily stock pick service that combines algorithmic and fundamental analysis, where he has been constantly updating and optimizing the core Tradespoon algorithm for over 15 years. Vlad combines his technical and retail-oriented background to develop the Trade Intelligence Platform, centered around value investing, portfolio and trade management. Prior to launching Tradespoon, he was Executive Vice President and Head of Technology at OptionsXpress. Vlad also served as CTO of Mediaocean and as a consultant to, and investor in early stage financial technology companies. Throughout his career, Vlad was responsible for building highly scalable enterprise applications used by thousands of users.

  • Vlad Karpel is driven by trading industry veterans with expertise in money management, trading technologies and quant models.

  • Having spent time at OptionsXpress and MediaBank, applications built by his team helped the companies grow from initial business plans to generating millions of dollars.

  • At OptionsXpress, he developed and handled some 300,000+ customers, processed more than 60,000 orders daily and powered company growth to over $1.6B in market capitalization.

  • Some of Tradespoon's notable tools include seasonal charts; probability calculator; weekly and daily equity, options, and futures predictions; educational videos and webinars, and portfolio analysis tools.

  • Vlad’s areas of expertise include trading different asset groups (futures, options, fixed income), managing different size teams, application development in Java, Dot Net and C++.