Businessman and Entrepreneur, Greg Secker is a financial trader, teacher, and Philanthropist, and was recently interviewed by Inspirery. Greg has had a very impressive professional life. At the age of 27, he was able to leave the corporate world and trade from home. He admits that one of his greatest achievements was his creation Learn to Trade, which has allowed him to teach about 200,000 people the art of trading, allowing them the same shot at the financial freedom he now has. Admittedly, Greg warned that it can take time, but it is the best feeling in the world to be out on your own.
Greg Secker was born in Norfolk, England on February 18, 1975, and was educated at the University of Nottingham. Greg has held many influential roles such as Vice President of Mellon Financial Corporation and is the creator of The Virtual Trading Desk, a real time Forex trading system. Greg is also the owner of SmartCharts Software (another type of Forex trading software), and Capital Index a brokerage firm. Nowadays, Greg’s efforts are centered towards education and he travels extensively as a guest speaker at conferences around the globe, sharing his wealth of knowledge with eager new traders, who are ready to learn the craft.
Moreover, in terms of his Philanthropic ventures, Greg is the founder of the charity known as The Greg Secker Foundation. The charity is focused on improving the quality of life for children, regardless of their background. Through life skills training and education, it is Greg’s hope that all of the children helped by the charity will be equipped with the best tools possible to help them prosper in life. Furthermore, Greg has come up with creative ways to raise money for his charity over the years. Once he even traded from a plane while flying over London, and this act gave birth to the Tradeathon. The Tradeathon is a competition among traders to see who can raise the most money in a 24 hour period. Greg is truly a pioneer and the best asset that the trading world has to offer.