Erik Swanson started his career in trading with Simplex in 2008. In 2011, Mr. Swanson became the Head Trader at Simplex Investments. As Head Trader, Mr. Swanson led strategy development and oversaw the proprietary trading team at Simplex Investments. In 2014, Mr. Swanson became the Chief Executive Officer of Simplex Trading, a registered market maker in listed options. Mr. Swanson graduated from American University with a BS in economics in 2008.