|Occupation||Options Industry veteran and teacher|
Dan Sheridan is a 22-year CBOE veteran who worked with the specialist firm Mercury trading, which was headed up by Jon Najarian. At Mercury Trading, Sheridan was responsible for training most of the traders including Pete Najarian, one of the current hosts of CNBC's Fast Money.
Sheridan has been teaching individual traders on the techniques and methods he has used every day to trade options since 2004. He also hosts the weekly CBOE TV show "Options Safari" at CBOE.com and does educational webinars for the CBOE and many brokers. 
He offers his own personal education through his company, Sheridan Options Mentoring, which opened in 2007. He was the first to offer one-on-one education to retail traders, using live trades. He started his own free options tv show called Sheridan TV, which airs weekly and is open to the public.