Ideal Prediction creates value through optimizing revenue. Our passion is combining academic engineering with a practical understanding of trading details. Trading is our firm's DNA so we understand your problems and goals and efficiently create solutions.


John Crouch founded Ideal Prediction to bridge the gap between data science and finance. His 20 years of trading experience is balanced: large banks and small HFTs, managing sell-side desks and proprietary trading groups, voice and fully-automated execution, and across many liquid FICC products.   

John holds an S.B. and an M.Eng from MIT in EECS and an M.S. in mathematics from NYU. His free time is focused on family in addition to serving on the boards of Broadway Technology and The HOPE Program.