Jason Pickard retired from Tudor Investment Corp. where he was partner and portfolio manager focusing on discretionary commodity trading since June 2006. Prior to joining Tudor, he was Vice President of Trading at Constellation Energy where he specialized in weather derivatives (2004-2006). He began his career as a weather derivatives trader at XL Weather & Energy Inc. He was there from 2002 through 2004. Pickard holds a B.S. in Commerce with a concentration in Finance from the University of Virginia (2002). He is passionate about health and wellness, and dedicates much of his time to practicing a holistic lifestyle, including Tai Chi, and meditation. Pickard is also an educator, studying and teaching about locally sourced and organic whole foods.