Jared Woodard is the principal of Condor Options, an associate member of the National Futures Association and registered principal of Clinamen Financial Group LLC, a commodity trading advisor. With over a decade of experience trading options, equities, and futures, he publishes the Condor Options strategy and VIX Portfolio Hedging (VXH) strategy. Mr. Woodard has been quoted in various media outlets including CNBC, Barron's, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg, Financial Times Alphaville, and the Chicago Sun-Times. He is the author of Options and the Volatility Risk Premium and Iron Condor Spread Strategies: Timing, Structuring, and Managing Profitable Options Trades, both published by FT Press. In 2008, Mr. Woodard was profiled as a top options mentor in Stocks, Futures, and Options magazine, and in 2010 was interviewed for Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. He is a founder and contributing editor of Expiring Monthly: The Option Trader's Journal, and is a daily contributor to TheStreet's Options Profits premium service.