Founder & CEO of Eagle Seven Holdings, LP
Chris Lorenzen is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Seven Holdings, LP which includes Eagle Seven, LLC and Eagle Seven Technologies, LLC both based in Chicago, Illinois.
has spent his
entire career involved in nearly every aspect of trading and technology from equities to derivatives.
Upon graduation in 1995 from Miami University with a Finance degree, Chris spent one year as an options clerk at the CBOT before heading out on his own.
Sensing the rise and potential of electronic equity trading, Chris
became an early pioneer in electronic day trading.
For the next seven years, Chris
traded voluminous amounts of stocks and under his
tutelage provided capital, expertise and technology for many others to trade successfully.
After researching the finer points of futures products and anticipating their growth and global scope, Chris began to trade energy futures and derivatives in 2003.
The following year he formed Eagle Seven and became one of the original market-making firms helping NYMEX launch energy products on the CME Globex platform.
was also one of the first participants on the Intercontinental Exchange while trading on various other exchanges around the world.
Steadily expanding its size and business, Eagle Seven
participates globally on numerous futures exchanges, holds multiple memberships, utilizes four clearing firms and employs over 80 people today.
In March 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission selected Chris to be a member of the TAC Subcommittee on Automated and High Frequency Trading and he continues to be as active as ever in the trading business.
is not on the trading desk he
enjoys working out, traveling, and boating.
is an avid downhill skier with 25 days on Vail Mountain in the 2014/2015 season.
Chris is a current member of the YPO Chicago Chapter.