Having graduated from Dartmouth College ‘Bill’ McKeever started his career as a futures and options trader. Having passed a basic futures and options course at the CBOT he was hired by Rosenthal Collins and sworked as a proprietary trader for the firm. He worked on the various trading floors of Chicago and London for 14 years and as a trader he enjoyed an excellent track record of profitability. The firms he worked for included Rosenthal Collins, Fossett Corp. Chicago Research and Trading (CRT), Nations Bank and Bank of America. He was a qualified trader on the CME, CBOT, LSE, LIFFE and EUREX exchanges and traded futures and options on a variety of products including US government Bonds, FX currency options, FTSE-100 and short term interest rates on the Sterling and Euro. He subsequently moved into the financial services and vendor sector and now have more than 13 years experience working with a diverse range of companies, products and vendor systems including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Superderivatives and Trayport.