Russell Abrams is the Founder and Senior Portfolio Manager of Titan Capital Group . Russell has extensive experience managing options portfolios as well as trading both index and single stock options in a variety of markets. Prior to forming Titan, Russell was co-head of US Equity Derivative Trading and Convertible Arbitrage at Merrill Lynch from 1997-2000. Russell spent the previous five years working for Bank Paribas and then CS First Boston where he gained significant experience trading derivatives in multiple markets. During 1992 and 1993, Russell worked with Fischer Black researching derivative strategies at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He graduated from Boston University in 1988 with a degree in Computer Science and received his MBA in Finance in 1993 from New York University Stern School of Business.