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JJ Kinahan

CEO, IG North America


JJ Kinahan is the CEO of IG North America, which consists primarily of tastytrade, tastyworks, and our IG FX Business. JJ’s primary responsibility is to help scale these businesses to take advantage of our unique technology and content offerings to deliver a better trading experience, while ensuring a more engaging and educational experience through content. 

JJ was formerly Chief Market Strategist and Managing Director of market structure strategy and client advocacy, as well as Managing Director of Active Trading Services including, Trading Platforms for TD Ameritrade. After their purchase by Charles Schwab, his responsibilities included all trading platforms at TD Ameritrade and Charles Schwab. 

He began his career as a Chicago Board Options Exchange market maker, later holding positions with ING Bank and Van Der Moolen. 

He serves as a member of the CBOE Advisory Board, SIFMA Options Committee, and the Board of Clearlist. He is a contributor for Forbes.com and a frequent guest on CNBC and other business media outlets.

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Tom Sosnoff

Tom Sosnoff

Founder & CEO, tastytrade

Tom Sosnoff

Founder & CEO, tastytrade

Tom Sosnoff is a trailblazer in the online brokerage industry, driving innovation and financial education for investors of all levels. He offers up his expertise in the options markets as co-host of tastytrade LIVE!, airing daily on the tastytrade network.

Tony Battista

Tony Battista

Host of tastytrade LIVE

Tony Battista

Host of tastytrade LIVE

Best known as “The Bat”, Tony Battista co-hosts tastytrade LIVE! every morning with Tom Sosnoff, bringing you live trading commentary, daily market research, and actionable trade ideas.

Vonetta Logan

Vonetta Logan

Creative Writer & News Correspondent

Vonetta Logan

Creative Writer & News Correspondent

Vonetta Logan is a creative writer & news correspondent for tastytrade, providing Tom & Tony a satirical view of the news affecting the financial space on her daily morning show, Daily Dose.

Liz Dierking

Liz Dierking

Co-Host of The LIZ & JNY Show

Liz Dierking

Co-Host of The LIZ & JNY Show

Alongside long-time pal Jenny Andrews, Liz Dierking co-hosts The LIZ & JNY Show, where the duo break down the basics of trading options, walk through tastytrade mechanics for portfolio management, and answer live Twitter questions from tweets containing #lizjny.

Mike Butler

Mike Butler

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

Mike Butler

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

Mike Butler is part of the exceptional customer support team at tastytrade and also co-hosts Options Trading Concepts LIVE, where he is joined by Nick Battista and Katie McGarrigle to tackle live YouTube chat questions in real time.

Katie McGarrigle

Katie McGarrigle

Head of SEO Content & Show Host

Katie McGarrigle

Head of SEO Content & Show Host

Outside of daily management of all of tastytrade’s content that you know and love, Katie McGarrigle co-hosts Options Trading Concepts LIVE, where she is joined by Nick Battista and Mike Butler to tackle live YouTube chat questions in real time.

Nick Battista

Nick Battista

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

Nick Battista

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

As a crucial member of the exceptional customer support team at tastytrade, Nick Battista has the answers to any questions you may have about the tastytrade trading approach.

Pete Mulmat

Pete Mulmat

Host of Splash Into Futures

Pete Mulmat

Host of Splash Into Futures

Pete Mulmat is the host of Splash Into Futures, a daily futures show that navigates the futures markets, teaching a multitude of strategies for trading futures.

Frank Kaberna

Frank Kaberna

Host of Small Stakes

Frank Kaberna

Host of Small Stakes

Frank Kaberna co-hosts Small Stakes, where he is joined by Pete Mulmat, to guide traders through the new futures products offered by the Small Exchange.

Jermal Chandler

Jermal Chandler

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

Jermal Chandler

Options Trading Expert & Show Host

Jermal Chandler is host of Engineering the Trade. Additionally, he provides weekly trading insights on the This Week in Stocks segment via tastytrade Live!

Dr. Jim Schultz

Dr. Jim Schultz

Quantitative Expert & Show Host

Dr. Jim Schultz

Quantitative Expert & Show Host

Dr. Jim Schultz is the host of his daily flagship show From Theory to Practice, where he explains theoretical trading concepts and provides a practical application of those concepts to a trading portfolio.

Victor Jones

Victor Jones

Host of Jones & Friends

Victor Jones

Host of Jones & Friends

Victor Jones co-hosts Jones & Friends and Hear Me Out and serves as tastytrade's Head of Global Strategy.

Ryan Grace

Ryan Grace

Head of Digital Assets

Ryan Grace

Head of Digital Assets

Ryan Grace is a co-host on the Crypto Concepts show on the tastytrade network.

Anton Kulikov

Anton Kulikov

Researcher & Show Host

Anton Kulikov

Researcher & Show Host

As a member of the tastytrade research team, Anton Kulikov co-hosts Research Specials Live, where tastytrade’s researchers offer up their own interpretations of recent research studies.

Julia Spina

Julia Spina

Researcher & Show Host

Julia Spina

Researcher & Show Host

tastytrade’s Queen of Quant, Julia Spina is a member of the research team and hosts The Skinny on Quantitative Finance, where she dives into the advanced concepts and tools of quantitative finance and how they can apply to a trading portfolio.

Kai Zeng

Kai Zeng

Researcher & Show Host

Kai Zeng

Researcher & Show Host

Kai Zeng hails from the tastytrade research team and can be found co-hosting Research Specials LIVE, where tastytrade’s researchers offer up their own interpretations of recent research studies.

Michael "Dr. Data" Rechenthin

Michael "Dr. Data" Rechenthin

Head of Research & Development

Michael "Dr. Data" Rechenthin

Head of Research & Development

Known to all of tastynation as “Dr. Data”, Michael Rechenthin is Head of Research & Development at tastytrade and is most renowned for his weekly newsletter Cherry Picks, where you can get data-driven trade ideas right in your inbox.

Kayla Kilbride

Kayla Kilbride

Content Creator & Show Host

Kayla Kilbride

Content Creator & Show Host

Kayla co-hosts Trades on the Go and Today’s Assignment with fellow financial TikToker Errol Coleman.

Errol Coleman

Errol Coleman

Content Creator & Show Host

Errol Coleman

Content Creator & Show Host

Errol Coleman co-hosts Trades on the Go and Today’s Assignment with fellow financial TikToker Kayla Kilbride, and appears weekly on Small Stakes.

Tim Knight

Tim Knight

Host of Trading the Close

Tim Knight

Host of Trading the Close

Tim Knight is the host of Trading Charts, a daily segment offering a unique perspective on how to adjust your trades before the markets close.

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