Dan is the principal of RiskReversal Advisors. Founded in 2016, RiskReversal Advisors offers consulting services to investment banks, investment advisors,and private companies.
Dan has spent the better part of the last 20 years as a proprietary equity & options trader at hedge funds (SAC,Exis and Cheyne Capital) and within the equity derivatives group of Merrill Lynch. From 2009 to 2016 Dan served as an intermediary to investment banks for large equity option block trades while also offering trade structure ideas to investment advisors.
In 2011, Dan co-founded RiskReversal.com, a service dedicated to educating equity investors to the alternative ways to express their views in the public markets,by detailing the uses of equity options to better define risk, enhance yield and make use of leverage in a cost-effective manner.
Dan has been a regular panelist on CNBC's Options Action since its inception in Q1 of 2009, and a regular panelist on CNBC's Fast Money since 2011.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, originally from Syracuse, New York, he now lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.
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