Todd Davis

Online Trading Academy
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Todd Davis was one of the first members of Online Trading Academy's global expansion in 2005. Having earned a Bachelor of Science in Business he had spent several years searching for a good fit for his education in Finance, Accounting and Management. He found that fit when given the opportunity to open and lead the daily operations in trader and investor education for the Los Angeles, California campus of Online Trading Academy, which he continued to do for nearly a decade.

During his time leading the LA campus he became a skilled equities, forex, futures and options trader and found he also had a passion for educating other traders and investors. This led him to pursue attaining certification as an OTA Instructor. His ability to work directly with traders on a daily basis led not only to an acute understanding of the skills necessary to be successful as a trader, but he also learned precisely how people best learn to trade.

By 2013, having years of trading, teaching and collaborating experience to aid him, Todd helped Online Trading Academy's growing instructor team expand into over fifty major markets worldwide. Teaching globally in dozens of cities, states and countries has expanded his perspective of different cultures, people and methods of teaching and learning throughout the world.

As a passionate and highly sought after professional trading educator, Todd Davis continues to carry a vast skill set. He is currently a Master Instructor for the Academy as well as the Instructor Development Manager for Forex and Futures education worldwide. He is a key contributor to trading picks provided to traders around the world, a professional consultant to platform developers and programmers as well as a regular guest in Online Trading Academy's Extended Learning Track online trading and learning rooms and Mastermind Community.

  • Power Trader Nation
  • Mastermind Instructor


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Served in various roles, from instructor to Director of Government Programs, at global software education company


  • US Markets


  • Forex
  • Futures
  • Graduate Programs
  • Mastermind Community
  • Trading Platforms


  • A founding member of Online Trading Academy Los Angeles
  • CES Certified


California, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Todd Davis is a great instructor. He breaks everything down into a very easy and concise way to understand the concepts of trading and how to apply it on the charts. He is very committed and passionate in helping everyone improve their trading but also making the class a great experience. Having taken many Forex classes, I definitely recommend him as an instructor as he has helped me improve my trading.”

, September 2018

“The time flew by because time flies when you're having fun! Todd is an expert at his craft as well as a highly effective teacher. Just as things got confusing he would put everything together and the lightbulb would come on. I learned lots of new techniques and information. Thoroughly enjoyed this class.”

, September 2018

“Out of all the Forex classes I have taken, this one is by far the most informative. Todd really gets all the students involved and gives detailed instructions. The future looks bright!”

, September 2018

“Our Instructor (Todd) is knowledgeable, patient and clear in his illustration of core concepts and how to use them in live trading. His style of teaching is dynamic and he is able to use any examples to illustrate the same core concepts over and over again using different approaches to illustrate his point. The class focused a lot on application and working together and sharing information which helps to accelerate learning.”

, August 2018

“Todd is a very enthusiastic and committed instructor. He is highly motivated to ensure students are able to profit in trading.”

, August 2018

“Todd Davis is a phenomenal instructor!! He puts on a great show and keeps the class engaged and moving forward. He has a great way of instituting class participation without berating students or making anyone feel uncomfortable. I would highly recommend any class with Todd Davis.”

, April 2018

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