Seas.ballardn Ballard ('10)

Senior Trader at Jump Crypto

Sean Ballard is a senior quantative trader for Jump Crypto.  He also serves as head of strategic partnerships working closely to help evaluate and monetize venture capital opportunities in the defi/crypto space. Sean is based in Kenilworth, Illinois. 

Before joining Jump, Sean has spent 20 years in the trading world.  He started his career trading refined oil products and soon branched into trading options for one of the top trading firms in the world.  While at Akuna, he led one of the top index options desks in the space.  

Sean holds an MBA from Kellogg Business School.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Saint Louis University in 2001.