Edward J. Modla is Principal, Investor Education at OCC. In this role, he oversees a broad range of education programs which promote the responsible use of listed equity options. He represents OCC by creating and presenting educational events in both online and in-person formats, serving as a guest speaker on panels, and working with the media. Also, he has a lead position in the production of options curricula, web content, advertising, and the development of strategic business partnerships. Mr. Modla has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry beginning as an options market maker with Hull Trading Company. He then transitioned into the futures brokerage business with MF Global before joining the OCC Investor Education team.