Judith Ganes, founder and president of J. Ganes Consulting, LLC—a leading, independent commodities research and consulting services company—is a world-renowned soft commodities and futures analyst with over 35 years of experience in the food and agricultural industries with about half that time spent on Wall Street working for the major brokerage houses. In addition to writing her exclusive market reports and providing advisory services to numerous corporations, organizations and investment groups, Judy regularly contributes articles to industry publications, and authors’ major independent studies as well conducts educational seminars on futures and options risk management worldwide.