Kevin is the head trader at Galois. He was most recently Head of Trading at Kraken. Previous to that, he was Head of Trading at Buttercoin. He has been trading crypto since 2011. Kevin holds a Masters of Financial Engineering from UC Berkeley, an MA in Economics from Boston University, and a BA in Mathematics and Economics from UC Berkeley.
Mael is head of technology and algorithmic trading at Galois. He was previously head of data science at Aviso, where he applied machine learning techniques to revenue forecasting and also built out a significant portion of their back-end architecture. He earned a master of Financial Engineering degree from The Haas Business School, UC Berkeley in 2013.
Yuriy is a trader at Galois. His previous experience includes nine years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, most recently as a trader on the money markets desk. Prior to his experience at GSAM, Yuriy spent six years in the United States Air Force. Yuriy holds an MBA from INSEAD, a BS from the University of Colorado and is a CFA Charterholder.
Yi works as a trader at Galois Capital. He was previously the VP of Research at Echelon Capital where he built credit risk models and managed loan portfolios. Prior to that, he worked in finance in NYC, most recently at Goldman Sachs on the US Equity Strategy Research team. He earned a master of Financial Engineering degree from The Haas Business School, UC Berkeley in 2013 and a BA in Economics from Cornell.
Chris is an algorithmic trader at Galois Capital. Before joining Galois, he was CIO and portfolio manager in a New York based quantitative crypto hedge fund. Prior to that he worked as a VP Quantitative Researcher in Cantor Fitzgerald’s Algorithmic Trading division. He started his quant finance career at Oppenheimer & Co after obtaining a PhD in Astrophysics from Ohio State University. He also earned a master of Financial Mathematics degree from University of Chicago.
Phien is a trader at Galois Capital. He was previously at bitFlyer USA where he helped launch their US-based exchange. Before that, he worked as a software engineer. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2015 with a Bachelor's in Mathematics.
Sam is a research quant and algo trader at Galois Capital. He was previously founding data scientist at Liftoff Mobile and spent the earlier part of his career building trading systems for Barclays Capital's systematic prop trading desk in Japan. Sam holds a BS in computer engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Masters of Financial Engineering from UC Berkeley.
Huu is a software developer at Galois Capital. He previously worked on containerization technology at Docker, and embedded video analytics software at Prism Skylabs. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Physics.
Udai is a trader at Galois Capital. His previous experience includes an internship here at Galois as an assistant trader. He is an avid poker and chess player. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018 with a BA in Economics.