David Ogg, Chief Executive Officer – Ogg Trading

Michael Kahn, COO and Head of Sales – Ogg Trading

Thomas F Plaut, CEO – TAB Networks

Tom Plaut is a prominent Forex industry veteran and is currently the founder and CEO of TAB Networks, Inc., a financial services technology company that provides Forex related technologies to broker dealers around the world.  Mr. Plaut is the co-founder and former co-CEO of FX Solutions, a leading FX trading platform which was named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies for three consecutive years. Prior to FX Solutions, Mr. Plaut co-founded Financial Labs, a high frequency FX trading operation, that was sold to Bank of America in 2006. Prior to that he had a successful career trading foreign exchange and equities, holding various senior level management positions at major Wall Street institutions including Credit Suisse AG, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Mr. Plaut was the co-winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in NJ in 2009 and one of the final four national finalists. Mr. Plaut holds a BA in economics from the University of Michigan,  Ann Arbor.


David Mechner, Chief Executive Officer – Pragma Trading

David Mechner cofounded Pragma in 2002, and led the development of Pragma’s flagship product, TradeEngine. Before founding Pragma, David developed and implemented short-term trading strategies as director of research at Pragma Hedge Fund. David entered the field of finance from academia; he was a doctoral fellow at New York University’s Center for Neural Science. His interest in intelligent systems began during his computer-science undergraduate years, when he led a research effort to develop a strong Go-playing program. David participated in the Japanese professional promotion system for Go and is now among the strongest non-Asian Go players in the world.