Lars Gottwik, Partner & CEO at JFD, brings an unrivalled expertise in Financial Markets gained over 10+ years of professional trading. A former member of BörseGo / Godmode-Trader.de, one of Germany’s largest Financial Media Networks, he developed an unrivalled expertise in FX and Futures Trading, and became from 2008 onwards an acclaimed Financial Markets Analyst and Trading Coach across German speaking territories as well as a repeat Speaker for prestigious institutions in the likes of UBS, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Societe Generale, Comdirect Bank, Deutsche Bank / X-Markets, Börse Stuttgart, DAB Bank, WH Selfinvest and GodmodeTrader.de.
Throughout his trading years, Lars grew a passion for automated trading strategies and developed a number of Quants and Algos for Stuttgart-based Puls8 Financial Consulting Agency. He then became a Member of VTAD (Association of Technical Analysts Germany) and published "Rainbowtrading Simplified" at the FinanzbuchVerlag Munich Germany. Most recently Head Trader & Public Speaker at BörseGo / Godmode-Trader.de, Lars used to run various popular webinars attracting 500+ sophisticated traders online daily and weekly, as well as a number of Seminars attracting large crowds of sophisticated investors at various conferences in the likes of Invest Expo in Stuttgart and World of Trading Expo in Frankfurt.
In his functions, Lars met in-person and coached a vast array of sophisticated retail traders and investors from Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Berlin, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Mannheim, Dresden, to Hannover, and developed a thorough understanding of the worst and best financial investment practices affecting end-users’ experience and performance.