Bud Hum has more than 20 years of experience in Natural Gas where he has been engaged in virtually every aspect from “wellhead to burner-tip”. Bud has held positions in operations, finance, marketing/sales, trading and asset management at renowned organizations like Amoco Canada, Direct Energy, Natural Gas Clearinghouse, QuickTrade and Budco.
His last 10 years were spent bringing transparency and efficiencies to the marketplace through his tenure at IntercontinentalExchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE). As Vice President of Natural Gas Products & Trading, Bud was responsible for growing the physical gas markets and creating financial swaps products, which helped the upstart platform become the industry leader in a few short years.
Bud, a pioneer of electronic trading and exchange clearing, has a broad and vast client list. These affiliations have provided him a unique and omniscient view inside the world of Hedge Funds, Proprietary Trading firms, Investment Banks and Commercial entities. He is well equipped to offer innovative perspectives on current issues in the commodities trading sector by drawing on his wealth of experiences and prolific industry relationships.
Mr. Hum holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree, from the University of Alberta.