Many entrepreneurs have the natural talent to find a successful niche in the business world, but many do not find it as quickly as expert trader Greg Secker. Since he began in the financial market, Secker used his knowledge of computer technology to innovate new trading methods and create pioneering software for the modern economy. Retiring at only 27 years old and become an influential speaker, Greg Secker shares some of his experiences that made him successful.
The knowledge possessed by Greg Secker regarding foreign trading came from his time at Mellon Financial Corporation. This investment bank was a Fortune 500 company located in the United States, and Secker was in charge of operations as its Vice President. Greg Secker was working with some of the most experienced traders in the world at Mellon Financial, which developed his skill at foreign exchange and using technology to focus on the market.
A deciding factor in Secker’s career path was the success of his own personal trading account. He was generating considerable returns through foreign exchange and eventually created a trading floor from the living room of his home. Greg Secker then founded the company Learn to Trade, which teaches thousands of other investors how to becomes successful on a modern trading platform.
Greg Secker has been involved in the combination of trading and technology since the beginning of his career. He started at Thomas Cook Financial where he worked as a technologist on the firm’s trading platform. During his time with Thomas Cook Financial, Secker created the Virtual Trading Desk and earned a British Telecom Award for doing so. The Virtual Trading Desk was the first online platform where users could obtain foreign exchange quotes in real time.
Secker is highly involved in philanthropy, making contributions or devoting his own time to helping others around the world. He founded the Greg Secker Foundation in 2010 with a goal of focusing efforts to improve lives of individuals in various regions. Many of the programs that Secker has been involved with specifically work to educate children and enhance their quality of life. Greg Secker’s charitable efforts have landed him on esteemed lists of influential philanthropists.