After working for several years as a banker, Gilbert pursued further education and graduated from a technical school for computer science and business informatics.
Following this, Gilbert worked for around 20 years as a software engineer, requirements manager, project manager and external project consultant for various international software and financial service groups such as: BAWAG/PSK Austria, Ceska Sporitelna, Unisys International, Allianz Austria/Suisse and Allianz SE.
In 1999 he started to focus on EOD swing trading, and after receiving a professional trading education in Germany and New York, he gradually switched to intraday trading.
In 2007/2008 he traded for a US-based prop trading firm for approximately 1.5 years.
As the founder and CEO of TradeEscort.com, Gilbert is responsible for the architecture and design of AgenaTrader Basic and the development of the components that support trading with AgenaTrader++, as well as for the worldwide launch of the trading platform and its upcoming services.