Alex Mendoza

Lead Product Manager
E*TRADE
 

Former CBOE floor trader trained by Susquehanna International Group with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of option theory and markets. Passion for building internal as well as customer-facing trading tools and platforms. Extensive command of derivatives risk management and of the customer portfolio margin space. Eleven years of professional domestic and international public speaking experience, both live and online, in rooms spanning from 10 to 400 people. Fluent in English and Spanish. Proficient in French.

What I can bring to a board

Extensive knowledge of financial markets, specializing in derivatives and risk management. Over the years, being surrounded by some of the most talented people in this space, I’ve learned to respect the markets — they are formidable teachers of humility. Considerable public speaking skills, having presented worldwide, in both small and large groups, in both English and Spanish. Served as a provider of content marketing and as a technical editor for one of the most successful financial magazines in print.
 

What can I get from a board?

I’ve never served on a board, so I’m looking forward to new experiences and to new life lessons, especially focusing on learning from the experiences of current board members
 

My skills

    • Math & logic skills instrumental in technical writing/editing
    • General knowledge of markets and trading
    • Public speaking
    • Bilingual
    • Well-traveled