President & CIO
Head of Platform
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Risk Officer
Chief Technology Advisor
Expert in banking and electronic payments. An early employee of cryptography leader Certco focused on secure derivatives trades over open networks. Developed trade platform deploying public-private key infrastructure, the core of today’s blockchain. B.S. Economics from the University of Nebraska. MBA at Zicklin School of Business, City University of New York, Mitsui Scholar.
Co-Founder and CEO of BuyBitcoin.ph, the first bitcoin exchange in the Philippines, sold to Satoshi Citadel Industries in 2015. As CFO of SCI, raised $1M+ in Series A financing from South Korean tech company Kakao. Previous experience in Portfolio Management at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey covering financial services and technology. B.S. in Finance from the University of Central Florida.
Computer scientist with over fifteen years developing platform solutions. Focus on operational automation and high volume data analysis across retail, transportation, investment banking, and capital markets. B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida.
20+ years across operations, project management, and cash management at UBS, spanning three continents. Former head Cash Management and FX, Asia Pacific. Prior, Risk Management and Project Implementation in Zurich, New York. Former Director Trade Finance and Payments. Previous leadership experience in Front Office, Compliance, Wealth Management, Retail, and Investment Banking. Swiss Federal Diploma, Commercial Banking, Lausanne Switzerland.
15+ years in Financial Risk Management and Portfolio Management. Director, Risk Management at Barclays, managed US entity portfolio market risk. Former Portfolio Strategist and Senior Risk Manager for C12 Capital, a $12B multi-strategy hedge fund: implemented risk framework, designed market signal tools. BSc, Mathematics / Computational and Applied Mathematics, and BSc Hons., Advanced Mathematics of Finance, University of the Witwatersrand. MBA, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Palmer Scholar. CFA charterholder.
15 years of experience scaling systems and engineering teams to create high-performance, heavy volume financial systems. Developed, designed, and architected enterprise software for UBS, Interactive Brokers, and Fidelity. Former VP Technology leading greenfield projects at Merrill Lynch. Expertise in technology management, cloud computing, and trading applications. Masters degree in Computer Science.
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