Team

 

Our Team

 
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Kevin Zhou

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.

 
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Mael Barut

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.

 
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Yuriy Anosov

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.

 
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Yi Zhang

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.

 
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Phien Le

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.

 
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Sam Cohan

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.

 
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Huu Nguyen

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.

 
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Udai Singh

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.

 

Tangui Jacob

Tangui started his career by building systematic strategies on commodities desk at Citigroup then moved as Senior Quantitative Researcher in the systematic trading fund of Millennium Management designing and implementing algorithmic strategies for the US equity market. Tangui started implementing his first trading algorithms on crypto-currencies in 2016 by building a cross-exchange arbitrage bot. He has an MSc in Quantitative finance from Paris 7, an MSc in Machine Learning from Paris 7 and an MEng in Computer Science from ECE Paris.

 
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Seena Foroutan

Seena joins us as an Institutional salesperson at Galois Capital. He was previously at Coinbase and Earn.com, supporting both the Institutional Coverage efforts while managing new-asset growth from the Earn.com acquisition. Prior to that, Seena was involved in software sales in the customer service industry, specifically working with Coinbase as a client and expanding their customer service needs as the depart scaled to one of the largest customer service teams in the FinServ industry. Seena has a Double BS in International Business & Sales Management from Cal Poly Pomona and is originally from Dana Point, California.