Dan Passarelli is an author, trader and former member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CME Group. Dan has written two books on options trading — “Trading Option Greeks” and “The Market Taker’s Edge.” He is also the founder and CEO of Market Taker Mentoring, Inc., the global leader in options education. Market Taker Mentoring empowers traders by sharing proven strategies through online and in-person classes as well as personalized, one-on-one coaching. The company website is markettaker.com.
Dan began his trading career on the floor of the CBOE as an equity options market maker. He also traded agricultural options and futures on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade (now part of CME Group).
In 2005 Dan joined CBOE’s Options Institute and began training retail and institutional traders, brokers, financial planners and advisors, money managers, and market makers. In addition to his work with the CBOE, he taught options strategies at the Options Industry Council (OIC), the International Securities Exchange (ISE), CME Group, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, The Shanghai Futures Exchange, Dalian Commodities Exchange, ZhengZhou Commodities Exchange and many leading options-based brokerage firms across the world.
Dan also has contributed to financial media such as TheStreet.com, FOX Business News, CNBC, Bloomberg Television, TD Ameritrade News Network, The Options Insider Radio Network, BNN, Public Radio and the CBOE blog.