Meet The Team
Kieran Murphy (Founder and CEO of TradersNow.com)
Kieran holds a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering and has studied signal processing. He is highly interested in the financial markets and worked on the Irish Stock Exchange Floor and worked on the equity desk of a leading stockbroking firm in Dublin. He also was co-founder of one of Ireland’s most successful stock market training companies. Kieran has now turned his attention to algorithmic trading and developing robotic trading startegies for the currency markets.
Professor Jonathan Blackledge (Inventor of The Q Algorithm)
Professor Jontahan Blackledge is a Science Foundation Ireland Stokes professor and is the Director of the Information and Communications Security Research Group at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT). He holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from London University and a Ph.D. in mathematical information technology from Jyvaskyla University (Finalnd).
He has published over 150 scientific and engineering research papers, authored 12 books and supervised over 50 research (Ph.D.) graduates. Current research interests include financial risk management by fractals, medical imaging, nonlinear dynamical systems modelling and computer network security, working in both an academic and commercial context.
Shaun Overton (Chief Trading Strategist, Investor & Director)
Shaun Overton is CEO of One Step Removed, a US company that specialises in programming automated trading strategies for the financial markets. Shaun’s love of maths and his programming skills bring a huge wealth of experience to the TradersNow team. In Sept 2012, Shaun joined TradersNow as an investor and Director.