Our Team


Manesh Patel, CMT, CFTe

President & CEO

After graduating from The Georgia Institute of Technology with a Masters in Engineering, Manesh managed many engineering projects across the globe during his tenures at Lucent Technology and Bell Labs

After retiring from the field Engineering, Manesh became a full time trader launching The School of Ichimoku with E.I.I. Capital. During this time Manesh has built black box trading modules and worked for institutions on equity and currency trading desks, where he traded through the 2008 financial collapse and 2010 Flash Crash. Manesh has achieved a Series 3 License and operated as a CTA (Commodity Trading Advisor). Manesh also published the book “Trading with Ichimoku Clouds” by John Wiley & Sons.

Manesh has also spoken on many venues. He was a guest speaker at the International Traders Expo which was held at Las Vegas in November 2010 and International Traders Expo, held in New York in February 2011. He has been sponsored by Worden Bros (FreeStockCharts.com) and by John Wiley & sons. He also gave a presentation at the Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Forum in New York City in March 2012.

Recently Manesh has toured the globe as an instructor, teaching traders how to use Ichimoku clouds to improve their trading, and overall businesses. Manesh has trained NYMEX floor traders, Financial Advisors, Waiters, Teachers, Engineers and many other people from other professions.

Manesh has also built up E.I.I. Capital into a trading tool software provider. Enabling all his students to gain an edge on the markets using the Ichimoku Scanners and Heatmaps.



Vinesh Midha

Director of Canada & Coach

Vinesh graduated from the Elite Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in India. For 20 years Vinesh managed his own business doing printing internationally dealing with such companies as Reebok India, Lacoste, United Colors of Benetton, Lee Cooper Jeans Wear from UK, Rockport, Gasoline Jeans from New York, Lousi Feraud of Paris. After a succsessful 20 year career Vinesh entered the Financial Industry serving as a Financial Advisor before venturing out on his own as a professional trader. After taking many classes Vinesh finally focused on using Ichimoku Cloud strategies as his weapon of choice to battle the markets with. Vinesh began as a student and is now a coach and responsible for operations in Canada as well as India.


David Terk


After graduating from the University of Maryland, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, David worked in public accounting and earned a Certified Public Accountant license in the State of New York.
Soon after David left the field of accounting and became full-time financial trader, where he began his trading career as a SOES bandit, developing day trading strategies. David traded the internet boom of 2000 and its eventual collapse. During that time he obtained his Series 7 and 27 securities licenses and managed a day trading firm in New York.

In 2003, David began trading currencies and commodities for his own currency fund and in 2006 for an institutional firm that specialized in developing automated black box technology trading strategies. David traded through the financial collapse in 2008 as well as the 2010 Flash Crash. David also earned the CTA designation in 2008, and operated as a Commodity Trading Advisor.
Currently, David manages all operations for EII Capital.


Daniel D. Escobar


After graduating from the University of Georgia, Daniel pursued a career as a software engineer with Various Companies such as Cox Communications . After gaining experience Daniel ventured out on his own as an entrepreneur creating many different software projects.

Daniel founded Aquiva, Inc, Black Bear Ideas, and Maestro Music. As well as serving as a consultant to many companies through his consulting firm DANESC.

Currently Daniel is behind building all of E.I.I. Capital’s Ichimoku trading tools, and delivering clients the best tools we can to give them an edge in trading the markets.

Yash Patel

Director of Europe & Coach

Yash has been spent the past 10 years in computer science developing many projects for different Industries. He studied computing and has continued in the profession since. As part of his final year project at University he investigated various trading systems from which his interest in trading grew.

Yash joined the E.I.I. Capital Group as a student and is now a coach helping others students. He also makes use of his skills in computing to help develop Ichimoku trading strategies available for various platforms helping E.I.I. Capital become a global company.