Muhammad Alfatih, CFTe

Muhammad Alfatih is a professional technical analyst for more than 25 years and uses it as an investor, broker, analyst, and coach. He is VP at PT Samuel Sekuritas Indonesia. He is a co-founder of AATI (Asosiasi Analis Teknikal Indonesia) and his views are also quoted by leading newspapers, radio and televisions stations within Indonesia.

He is one of the curriculum team and assessor for technical analyst profession at Capital Market Certification Agency.

Wieland Arlt, CFTe

Wieland Arlt is a trader, trading coach and trainer. He is author of the bestselling books “Risk and Money Management – Simplified (German)”, “Risk and Money Management for Day and Swing Trading (English)“ and “55 Reasons to become a Trader (German)” as well as of numerous articles in leading financial magazines. For years he is a sought-after speaker and expert at trader fairs.

As a trader, coach and trainer, it is important to him to convey trading approaches that are easy to understand and therefore also easy to implement.

His declared goal in trader coaching and training is to support traders in achieving their financial goals in a self-determined way and to trade successfully on the financial markets in the long term.

Wieland Arlt holds a degree in economics and is member on the board of directors of the IFTA and as well of the Vereinigung Technischer Analysten Deutschlands www.vtad.de.

Dr. Gregor Bauer

Dr. Gregor Bauer has been working intensively on the capital markets for around 20 years and works as an independent portfolio manager for private clients in Wiesbaden. He has written two books on “Technical Analysis and Trading”, regularly publishes articles in various well-known financial publications, holds seminars and workshops on “Technical Analysis” and is a frequent speaker and interview guest at investor shows and on TV. He is particularly interested in candle chart technology and behavioral finance.

Thierry Bechu

Bachelor’s degree in Economics  and Master’s degree in Finance – Orléans University.

Started as Financial Analyst in a stock brokerage company where he discovered the TA world and moved to this space as Technical Analyst

He co-wrote a french book on TA, almost the first one on this topic. It had a lot of success (more than 30k books sold), a best-seller for the editor Economica.

He also participated to the creation of AFATE, french association for TA

Then He moved to the trading space with various positions at Dresdner Bank, Commerzbank in Frankfurt, and Société Générale in Paris and Lombard Odier in Geneva

In the meantime, he moved from the PT side to the HF industry facing clients and investments constraints.

More recently he had the opportunity to take over the multi-asset business for european pension funds and worked deeply on Risk-based strategies and on factor based investments.

Since 2018, he is CIO at Aequam Capital, a quantitative asset management boutique specialized in Risk Factors. Thierry also teaches TA and Risk Factors at Paris-Dauphine University.

Roman Bogomazov

Roman Bogomazov is a trader and educator on the Wyckoff Method of trading and investing. He is an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where he has taught the Wyckoff Method together with the late Dr. Henry (“Hank”) Pruden and Bruce Fraser. He is also President of Wyckoff Associates, LLC, an enterprise providing online Wyckoff Method education to traders throughout the world (www.wyckoffanalytics.com).

Using WyckoffAnalytics.com as a thriving trading community platform, Roman has developed a comprehensive educational curriculum covering basic to advanced Wyckoff concepts and techniques, as well as visual pattern recognition and real-time drills to enhance traders’ skills and confidence. A dedicated and passionate Wyckoffian, he has used the Wyckoff Method exclusively for his own trading for the last 20 years. Roman has also served as a Board Member of the International Federation of Technical Analysts and as past president of the Technical Securities Analysts Association of San Francisco.

John Bollinger, CFA, CMT

John Bollinger is the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management. He personally governs all investment decisions for Bollinger Capital Management clients.

John Bollinger is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Chartered Market Technician (CMT). He is known to the public for his many years of market analysis and commentary on television — first on Financial News Network, where he was the Chief Market Analyst — and subsequently on CNBC.

John Bollinger is also well known to professional investors. An avid researcher, he has developed a number of widely used investment tools and analytical techniques.

Rüdiger Born

Rüdiger Born is managing director of BORN Traders and also founder and head of trading of BORN STAHLBERG & PARTNER, his asset managing enterprise in Switzerland. Since early in the 90s he is an active trader at the international financial markets. Stock trading is part of his daily trading business in the same way as trading currencies, futures and options. Additionally to the classical trading instruments in the meantime CFDs are also in his daily focus.

Rüdiger Born is trading the waves for 20 years, adding some useful tools that help traders in their daily trading routine to find easy ways to trade the Elliott Waves. His technique allows traders to individualize the trading approach to their personal needs from “quick and dirty” just playing the probability game to the hardcore testification of the pattern for the number-crunching geeks.

Soeratman Doerachman, CTA

Soeratman Doerachman start as stock investor/trader at the age of 62.
Founder of Indonesian Capital Market  Retail Investor/Trader Community with thousands member since 2005. Within 15 years act as tutor of thousands retail investors and traders using simple fundamenatal and technical analysis tools.
Believe that stock investing and trading is simple.

Now at  77 years old still active as investor and trader practitioner as well as stock teacher.

Stefano Gianti

Stefano Gianti is Education Manager for Swissquote Bank, a world leader in online trading.

His training sessions focus on the correct management of portfolio risks and maximizing profits through the use of CFDs on equity indices, commodities and currencies.

His analysis also focuses on the Macroeconomic situation of the markets and related events that could influence them.

He is member of SIAT (Italian Society of Technical Analysis). He is hosted on weekly basis by CNBC, SKY and RAI television and other networks on the expectations and trends of the financial markets.

Raul Glavan

Raul Glavan is leading the 2020 World Cup Championship of Forex Trading®. He is also the prize winner of the multinational trading competition “Iron Trader 2011” and mastered the challenge by being the best trader in the community contest competing against more than 2,500 participants. The result was a return of 495% in a trading period of two months. In addition, he won the final contest in live trading at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. He was also for a long time managing the best performing wikifolio out of more than 3,500 wikifolios at the new social investing platform wikifolio.com with a total return of +610,86% high watermark in 2013 since inception.

At a very young age, Raul founded his first banking consulting firm in Germany with a focus on digitization in brokerage and trading. His specialization lays in sentiment analysis, where his skill combines his own indicators and sentiment analysis tools to trade both on long and short term. Using various and highly innovative techniques combined with artificial intelligence which have not been published so far, he takes advantage of the opportunities that may arise.

Raul Glavan holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration with specialization in information technology and a master degree in Finance. Overall he has work experience with multiple banks, absolute return funds, hedge funds, fund start-ups, a pension fund and a reinsurance company.
In 2017 Mr. Glavan was also invited to Boston (USA) as rising star investment manager globally through one of the world biggest asset management companies in cooperation with the Harvard University and the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Gema Goeyardi, CAT, MEII, CFTe, MFTA


He is the Astronacci – Eye of Future technology founder that successfully turned USD2,000 into USD5,500,000 in 8 years of trading in the Gold and Forex market using technical analysis combined with Astrology and Fibonacci.  

He earned the MFTA credential based on his finding on the relation between Mercury Retrograde and Gold market as a significant bullish trend factor. In this IFTA 2020, he will share the secret to make USD30,000 profits with the SUN CAPRICORN cycle and the 1.618 Golden Ratio relationship to a divergence. 

This technique is very simple, easy to learn but powerful to dramatically improve your trading winning rate in the Gold market

Murray Gunn

Murray Gunn is Head of Global Research at Elliott Wave International. He worked as a fund manager in global bonds, currencies and stocks, including long posts at Standard Life Investments and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. He then joined HSBC Bank as Head of Technical Analysis.

Murray is the author of Trading Regime Analysis (Wiley, 2009) and a contributor to Socionomic Studies of Society and Culture (Socionomics Institute Press, 2017). In April 2018, Murray took over the helm of The European Short Term Update. You can also read his commentary in Global Market Perspective, Interest Rates Pro Services and Currency Pro Services, and on deflation.com.

Daryl Guppy

Daryl Guppy has provided trading and investment analysis of financial  markets for more than 25 years. His immensely popular 1996 book SHARE TRADING laid the groundwork for technical trading in Australia.   He only trades his own capital. He has a well-established public record of successful trade calls for trading local and global  equity, commodity and FX markets. He has unique experience in trading both Western and mainland Chinese markets. He is recognised as an international investment expert.   Guppy has nine books published internationally by John Wiley. His new book is due for publication in late 2020.

He has developed several technical indicators which are included in industry standard software such as DZH International, Metastock and Omnitrader as well as many other charting programs. He developed the ANTSSYS trading indicators for commodity, index and currency markets.  Globally many traders use the technical indicators developed by Guppy to trade equities and other markets. For 20 years Guppy has been a regular host anchor on CNBC Asia Squawkbox where he is known as “The Chartman”.   Daryl is a regular contributor and columnist for financial magazines and media in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Australia and the US.   His weekly analysis and trading newsletter has been in continuous publication for 25 years.

Roland Jegen

Roland Jegen is active in the financial markets for over 15 years. Since the beginning of 2016 he is working as a trading expert at WH SelfInvest. In addition to classical technical analysis, his favourite interests include Auction Market Theory and Volume/ Market Profile as well as automated trading systems.

Adrian Kömel

Adrian Kömel studied business mathematics and successfully completed it as one of the top students. He got into trading through an internship and got to know his trading partner Tobias Bärlin with whom he has been working and trading since then and built the website www.suricate-trading.de. Tobias has been trading for around 15 years now, Adrian has been trading full-time for around 7 years. First they dealt with statistical approaches and evaluated the markets using simulation programs and looked at what works and what doesn’t. Through the World Trading Championship you have become aware of other approaches and have analyzed what the best in the world trade and how they do it. So they got to know the CoT data and developed their own trading system which combines different approaches. This system combines CoT data, timing instruments, volume profiles and the footprint chart.

They have been participating in the Trading World Championship for 3 years now and have been among the 5 best traders in the world every year.

Linda Lee, CFTe

Linda Lee is a trader in the Indonesian stock market for 11 years. She is the first and only Indonesian woman until now who has CFTe. She is a writer of 5 technical analysis book. Her favorite indicator is fibonacci and therefore she is known as Fiboprincess.

She organizes an investors and traders community with 7200 members since 2015.

Hendra Martono Liem, CTA

Hendra Martono Liem is the CEO and founder of Ara Hunter Quantitative Trading System with  23 years of experience in technical trading. His technique is simple and unique “Three Green Pixels Buy and Tree Red Pixels Sell” inspires him to develop application T1ARA and T1ARA 2.0   that helped more than 10.000 users vary from 6 years old until 81 years old trader.

Recently, he develops T1MO application for US market, with this application can identify which stock has buy/sell opportunity, stop loss and target only in 3 seconds.

Tim McCullough

Tim is the application specialist in Technical Analysis at Bloomberg LP in London, where he manages the rapidly increasing demand for charting and data visualization tools in EMEA. 

He has over 30 years’ experience in financial markets, in trading, sales and research at major international banks, including State Street, UBS, BNP Paribas and Lloyds. He uses diverse but complementary technical methodologies, based on behavioural finance, to help Bloomberg clients to analyse sentiment in all asset classes and all conditions of volatility and liquidity.

In 2018 he additionally took an MSc in Financial Investigation, including a dissertation examining the dependency of financial markets on illicit flows from money laundering. He previously took a BA in Classics and is a full member of the Society of Technical Analysts in London and of IFTA.

Angelo Michel, CTA & Aria Santoso, CTA

Angelo Michel is a trader in the stock markets for over 23 years. Since 1993 he is a reseller of MetaStock software in Indonesia and has known technical analysis since then. In addition to technical analysis, his favorite interests is volume analysis to read smart money and developing algorithmic trading systems.

Aria Santoso is a stock speculator, analyst, and educator. His approach is a simplicity to be applied in a practical way to assist the laymen. He’s featured in several television channels such as CNBC Indonesia and many printed media for his view about the Indonesia market.

Dr. Kei Nakagawa, CMTA

Dr. Nakagawa is a quantitative analyst in Innovation Lab at Nomura Asset Management Co Ltd. from 2018.
He engages in the R&D of cutting-edge technologies such as AI, machine learning, and FinTech and their application to the asset management business.
He received a B.A., in Economics from Kyoto University in 2012, an MBA from the University of Tsukuba in 2015, and a Ph.D. in Business Administration in 2020 from the University of Tsukuba.
From 2012, He was a risk manager and quantitative investment strategy fund manager.
He managed quantitative funds investing in Japanese Long-Short Equity, Global Equity, and REIT. He developed a lot of quantitative equity and multi-asset allocation models.
Not only does he have work experience as a quant, but he also has many academic presentations and papers on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and financial engineering including top-tier AI academic conferences.
His research interest lies in improving the method of finance by machine learning and, on the contrary, developing machine learning by the method of finance.
He teaches at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the University of Tsukuba, and Waseda University.

Koki Nozawa, MFTA

Koki Nozawa, MFTA, is a fund analyst with Institute of Asset Management Research at Nikko Research Center, Inc. Nikko Research Center, Inc is a leading research firm that assists investment companies, institutional investors and securities firms in their investment product, marketing, distribution, customer retention and business development efforts.

 He offers portfolio analysis, development of NBA* investment trust/stock models, research and analysis of investment trusts and hedge funds, and other tools to provide information and consulting services on asset management to a wide range of investors, including financial institutions, educational institutions and other public-interest corporations and non-listed companies. He also offers financial institutions consulting services from an Asset-Liability Management (ALM) perspective to ensure efficient investment risk management.

(*)  NBA: Nikko Bond Analysis is a system offered by SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. to primarily financial institutions and other corporate investors for managing and analyzing financial products.

Jean-François Owczarczak

Jean-François Owczarczak is the CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Management Joint Trust SA, a company founded in 1969 in Geneva Switzerland, which provides institutional market advisory services based on proprietary algorithms. The methodology uses Timing oscillators, Trend analysis and Price Targets calculations to monitor risk/reward and cyclicity as well as project likely market scenarios over time frames ranging from longer term charts to intrahour. Coverage includes circa 5’000 instruments over all asset classes (stocks, indexes, ETFs, commodities, bond indexes and interest rates).

Jean-François started his career in investment banking in 1998 (Paribas, then Deutsche Bank in London), joined MJT in 2003, was awarded the International Federation of Technical Analysts’ Bronwen Wood Memorial Award in 2013 (for the best CFTe certification diploma paper in the world during 2012) and also holds the FRM Financial Risk Manager certification delivered by US GARP. MJT’s research products and platforms were nominated 13 times since 2015 as Finalist in various categories of “the technical analyst awards”, and The Capital Observer (a joint-venture monthly cross assets research publication co-edited with a Diapason Currencies & Commodities, a London based macro research firm) won the “Best Specialist Research” category in 2018.

Indrawijaya Rangkuti, CTA

Indrawijaya is an Independent Financial Trader and Analyst for more than 10 years, in the Commodities and Foreign Exchange market.

He Inspired by WD Gann Method & technique and simplified it for analysis and trading.

Linda Raschke

Linda began her professional trading career in 1981 making markets in options as a member of two exchanges. She has been a CTA, principle trader for several hedge funds, and a CPO (commodity pool operator).  Her own hedge fund was ranked 17th out of 4500 for best 5 year performance by BarclaysHedge.  Her early successes were recognized by Jack Schwager in his renowned Market Wizards series. 

Linda has presented her research and lectured on trading for many globally recognized authorities, including: The Managed Futures Association, American Association of Professional Technical Analysts, International Federation of Technical Analysts, Market Technician’s Association, Bloomberg, and Dow Jones.  She taught professionals and bank traders in over 22 different countries while on tour with Dow Jones. She served on the Board of Directors for the Market Technician’s Association in the early 2000’s and was president of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts for two terms.

She cowrote the wildly popular “Street Smarts” book in the mid ’90s.  And in 2019, she released the widely acclaimed “Trading Sardines:  Lessons in the Markets by a Lifelong Trader” in 2019, available only at LindaRaschke.net.  She remains a professional trader and an eternal student of the markets.

Mohamed El Saiid

Mohamed is currently an Executive Director and Head of the Technical Analysis department for HC Brokerage (HCB), Cairo, Egypt. He started his career working for Momentum Wavers, Ltd., a Middle East Technical Analysis firm (2001-2004). He joined HCB as an associate/lead technical analyst (2004-2006). Later he joined Unifund, a Geneva-based global private fund (2006-2007) as a Chief Technical Strategist/Co-Fund Manager to the Middle East investments.

Mohamed holds an MBA in Finance and is currently the Chairman of the Egyptian Society for Technical Analysts (ESTA), as well as an Education Sub-Committee Member in IFTA. Mohamed authored several TA-related articles and developed several indicators including the Volatility-Based Envelopes (VBE), the Implied Volatility Projection Range (IVPR) and Relative Performance Candlestick Charts (RPCC)

Dr. Van K. Tharp

Dr. Tharp offers unique learning strategies, and his techniques for producing great traders are some of the most effective in the field.

Over the years, Dr. Tharp has helped people overcome problems in areas of system development and trading psychology, and success related issues such as self-sabotage. He is the founder and president of the Van Tharp Institute, dedicated to offering high-quality educational products and services for traders and investors around the globe.

While Dr. Tharp’s expertise is in the area of finance, his mission is to touch people in a way that changes them for the better. In his books, courses, and workshops, he uses the financial metaphor to do so.

Dr. Bruce Vanstone

Bruce Vanstone completed his PhD at Bond University in Computational Finance in 2006. He focuses on researching and developing active investment and trading strategies, both with and without the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques. He publishes his academic work on investing and trading in Australian and International journals and conferences. 

He currently lectures in Computational Finance (Algorithmic Trading and Trading Systems Design) and Big Data at Bond University, and is a consultant to a number of boutique hedge funds. He runs courses on Systems Trading (in conjunction with the ATAA) and works with private traders to enhance their performance and returns. You can read more about Bruce at http://www.vanstonetrading.com/

Mathew Verdouw

Mathew Verdouw, is the CEO and Founder of Optuma, and has been living and breathing Technical Analysis for over 24 years. As a Computer Systems Engineer, he wrote his own TA platform, which has been used all over the world from private traders to major firms.

More recently, Mathew has become the only person in the world to teach the latest curriculum of all three levels of the CMT program. His broad exposure to Technical Analysis and his engineering background has led to many new insights and brand new ways to model analysis. Mathew is a staunch believer that there are still many new discoveries to be made in the area of Technical Analysis and that Technicians should be at the forefront of all quantitative development.

Larry Williams

Through good years and bad Larry has survived recording and teaching his market wisdom.

Larry is a best selling author featured on Amazon. You can find most of the books Larry has written there.

Larry Williams has taught thousands to trade the markets, and has been the only futures trader in the world to repeatedly trade $1 million of his own money live at seminars around the globe.

Ron William

Ron William, CMT, MSTA, is an accomplished market strategist, educator and trader, with 17-years of financial industry experience, working for leading economic research and institutional firms; producing macro research and trading strategies. He specializes in macro, semi-discretionary analysis, driven by cycles and proprietary timing models.

Ron also serves as an active trading mentor specializing in trading psychology, using the NLP model & Van Tharp Peak Performance™. Previously, Ron was a senior Tactical & Market Timing Strategist at the ECU Group, a Global Macro Investment & Advisory Firm. He was part of the Multi-Asset Research & Advisory Team, headed by Robin Griffiths, applying his signature “Roadmap” cycle model.

Ron’s work, as part of his current institutional market advisory firm (RWA), acquired global industry recognition with the 2014 / 2013 Finalist Award for “Best Independent Research House for FX” and 2012 Finalist Award for “Best Technical Analyst of the year”. His market insights are featured regularly across notable industry publications and financial media programs; most recently featuring US Presidential Election Cycle analysisGBP/USD Brexit impact & EUR/USD Parity risk.

Dr. Hiwon Yoon

Mr. Yoon has a Ph.D in mechanical engineering from Keio University in Japan. In 1989, he received his M.S. in hydro-dynamics from Keio University in Japan. Since 2007, he has been president of CMD Laboratory Inc. He manages the firm and creates models for financial markets. From 2000 to 2007, he was a director of CMD Research Ltd., where he managed the firm and analyzed financial markets. From 1996 to 1998, he was a trader of Japanese stock for Salomon Smith Barney (Japan), where he traded a portfolio of Japanese stock and derivatives. From 1993 to 1996, he worked in sales of Asian stocks for Salomon Brothers Asia Ltd (Japan), marketing Asian products, such as stocks and derivatives. From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Yoon was a trader of Asian stocks for Salomon Brothers Hong Kong Ltd (Hong Kong). In this position, he managed arbitrage positions for Asian stocks and derivatives. From 1989 to 1991, he was a trader of Japanese stock for Salomon Brothers Asia Ltd (Japan), where he traded Japanese stock and derivatives. His subject area are Technical analysis of the Bitcoin, AI and FinTech and Algorithmic trading.


Yoan owned master degree of Finance in HEC Paris, he started his career as equity trader in Chicago. In 2011, He obtained CFTe and worked as analyst in top European institutions. After turning back to China, Yoan has worked in strategy development and served on leading private equities and hedge funds in Shanghai since 2016. His research is focused on behavior finance and published on mainstream media.

As a board member of FTAA, Yoan is one of the main instructor in Technical Analysis courses in China Mainland organized by FTAA for the IFTA Certification. He is also one of the most appreciated financial trainer in China, he has taught in a few hundred seminars to both retails and professionals in the past 4 years.