Jay has been mentoring option students for two years, first in his own mentoring business, and now with Dan Sheridan. He has been trading options since August of 2005 and trading stock both long and short since 1990 with various online brokerages. He also enjoys developing and testing new trading strategies. Prior to getting involved in options, Jay held Director-level positions at Compaq computer, and a Vice President of Strategic Alliances position at a major software company. He also wrote software for some of Wall Street's largest firms beginning in 1985. Jay's undergraduate background is in computer science and he holds a Masters of Business Administration from Northeastern and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Jay lives in small town south of Boston, Massachusetts with his wife, 2 children, and a miniature Dachshund named Woody.