Jon ‘DRJ’ Najarian was linebacker for the Chicago Bears before he turned to another kind of contact sport – trading on the CBOE.
He became a member of the CBOE, NYSE, CME & CBOT & worked as a floor trader for 25 years. In 2005 Jon co-founded optionMONSTER & tradeMONSTER. He sold a majority stake to private equity firm General Atlantic Partners in 2014 & two years later sold the firm to E*Trade for $750M.
Jon developed HeatSeeker Technologies, a patented trading algorithms used to identify unusual activity in stock, options, futures & cryptos. Jon publishes his market observations on Investitute.com, his subscription website. Jon and his brother Pete co-founded Najarian Alts, a money management firm. Jon is co-founder of TCB Productions, a production company for television programs that also works to bring awareness of Cryptocurrency tokens through video, roadshows & large scale conferences throughout the US, Europe & Asia.