Brett Rudder  //              
[email protected] - (206) 659-1618 - Chicago, IL


Head of Operations/Surveillance, Seed Commodity Exchange , Apr 2016 - Dec 2016, Chicago

  • I manage and monitor the trading platform, including servers and data-centers and automated trade surveillance alerts.

Senior Analyst, Market Regulation, Intercontinental Exchange, Nov 2013 - Apr 2016, Chicago

  • I monitored electricity and natural gas futures markets (financial derivatives, physically delivered futures, swaps and options) for exchange rule violations and overall market stability.
  • My everyday tasks involved statistical modeling, data management, anomaly detection making charts and graphs and pulling together data from various sources.

Economist, Division of Analytics and Surveillance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, May 2011 - Oct 2013, intern summer 2010, Washington DC  Washington DC

  • I created anomaly detection algorithms and economic analysis to monitor the health of electricity and natural gas markets nationwide. 
  • Developed strategies to identify and prevent market power abuses, gaming and other non-compliance with market rules. 


Energy Markets

Extensive experience and training with RTO/ISOs and natural gas pipelines. Especially market related data.

Data Science & Machine Learning

Have used daily: Python, SAS, VBA, PostgreSQL

Periodically: Matlab/Octave, R, Java.  

Policy Analysis

I have contributed to the evaluation and communication of policy initiatives and legal proceedings.  

Education & Professional Development

University of Arizona

Dual Major: BA Math, BA Economics

Energy Risk Professional

Professional Certification, 2013

STEM Mentor Volunteer

Adler Planetarium,  2013-present

Stanford University Cont. Education

Graduate Certificate - Artificial Intelligence (in progress)

Udacity - Nanodegree

Artificial Intelligence Engineering program (in progress)

Coursera Online Classes

Completed: Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Probabilistic Graphical Models, Automated Logic.