RECENT projectS





Trade Secret litigation dispute




On going work on major banks' regulatory cases





Developed a new financial product in preparation for an ETF launch.


Helped resolve litigation regarding a patent dispute.


Assisted a broker dealer in reducing a regulatory action.


An additional matter of assisting a broker dealer to reduce a regulatory action.



Helped an accountancy firm reach a settlement with a major client due to breach of duty.


Developed an options trading strategy for a derivatives trader.


Was instrumental in the settlement of a patent litigation lawsuit.


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If you require the services of a financial consultant or a financial expert witness, do not hesitate to call Dr. Izzy Nelken. His years of experience as an expert witness in regard to finance will benefit you tremendously!

Dr. Israel ("Izzy") Nelken (the "Options Professor") provides expert witness and consulting services. Key specialities:

  • Derivatives
  • Options (Equity, Foreign Exchange, Commodity, Interest Rates etc.)
  • Exotic Options
  • Risk Management
  • Hedge Funds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Credit Derivatives
  • ETF's and ETN's
  • Volatility and Correlation Products
  • Fixed Income, Currency and Equity Derivatives
  • Structured Products


People need to work with a financial consultant or a financial expert witness for a variety of different reasons. Regardless of why you need this sort of assistance, you should contact Dr. Israel (Izzy) Nelken today. Dr. Nelken has been working as an expert witness in the finance industry for years. He also acts as a financial adviser to many individuals. Dr. Nelken has many areas of specialization, including derivatives, options, risk management, hedge funds, mutual funds, and structured products. To learn more about the issues that Dr. Nelken can help you with, call him today. He prides himself on explaining complex fiscal matters in a clear, easy to understand fashion. You will never feel confused when you are working alongside Dr. Nelken!


Izzy is easy to work with. One of his key strengths is that he is able to explain complex mathematical and financial issues in layman's terms.




Izzy is president of Super Computer Consulting, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois. Super Computer Consulting Inc. specializes in complex derivatives, structured products, risk management and hedge funds.  Izzy holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University and was on the faculty at the University of Toronto.  Izzy's firm has many consulting clients including several regulatory bodies, major broker-dealers, large and medium sized banks as well as hedge funds. The firm has also been called upon to do specialized expert witness work in complex court cases involving derivatives and risk management. Izzy is a lecturer at the prestigious mathematics department at the University of Chicago. He teaches numerous courses and seminars around the world on a variety of topics. Izzy's seminars are known for being non mathematical. Instead they combine cutting edge analytics with real world applications and intuitive examples.  Izzy is a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Product Development Committee and a Director of the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE).




B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, Tel Aviv University 1984
M.Sc. in Computer Science, Rutgers University, 1986
Ph.D. in Computer Science, Rutgers University, 1989
Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto, 1989-1991
1997-Current : Lecturer, Graduate program on Mathematical Finance, Mathematics Department, University of Chicago.


Izzy's company is called

Super Computer Consulting, Inc.

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