LONDON SPEAKERS

David-Rukshin Charles-McGarraughMatthew GriffinIlyas-Khan Rado Lipuš
DAVID RUKSHIN
Chief Technology Officer
WorldQuant

Mr. Rukshin is the Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Rukshin is responsible for the Firm’s technology infrastructure, and for the operations function. From 1998-2014, Mr. Rukshin worked at D. E. Shaw group, a global investment and technology development firm with more than 1,000
Read More…

CHARLES
Mc GARRAUGH

CEO
Stratagem Technologies

Charles is the CEO of Stratagem and oversees all aspects of the business. Before joining Stratagem, Charles spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as the company’s global head of metals trading, prior to that he was the head of European mortgage trading.
Read More…
MATTHEW GRIFFIN
Founder, CEO
The 311 Institute

Matthew Griffin, Futurist and Founder of the 311 Institute is described as “The Adviser behind the Advisers”. Recognised in 2013, 2015 and 2016 as one of Europe’s foremost futurists, innovation and strategy experts Matthew is an award winning author, entrepreneur and international speaker who has
Read More…
ILYAS KHAN
CEO and Co-founder
Cambridge Quantum Computing

Ilyas Khan KSG, is the CEO and co-founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing. A Fellow of St Edmund’s College at the University of Cambridge, Ilyas is also the Leader in Residence at the Judge Business School where he has been instrumental in the establishment of the highly
Read More…

RADO LIPUS
Founder and CEO
Neudata

Rado Lipuš, CFA is the founder and CEO of Neudata, an alternative data intelligence provider. Prior to founding Neudata, Rado's professional experience spans 20 years of FinTech leadership, sales management and data innovation for the buy-side. He spent several years in quantitative
Read More…
GARETH SHEPHERDMichael-Paritee Mona El Isa Michael-ORourke Tony Guida
GARETH SHEPHERD
Co-Founder and Partner
G Squared Capital LLP

Gareth is an engineer by training and has a PhD in expert systems (a branch of artificial intelligence). He is a CFA Charterholder and has 14 years of experience in risk and asset management. He also holds a Certificate in Value Investing from Columbia University. Before entering finance he developed
Read More…
MICHAEL PARITEE
CEO
Serrada Capital

Michael Paritee is the founder and CEO of Serrada Capital LLC. After years of leadership in the technology and transportation sectors, Mr. Paritee launched Serrada Capital in 2006. Serrada is an investment firm, which trades systematic strategies in equities, derivatives and currencies in its
Read More…

MONA EL ISA
Co-Founder
Melonport

Former star-trader at Goldman Sachs, promoted to Vice President by the age of 26 and made the “top 30 under 30” list in Trader Magazine in 2008 and Forbes Magazine in 2011 after profitably trading the 2008 and 2011 crashes. Moved to Geneva-based macro fund Jabre Capital in 2011, before deciding in 2014 that the
Read More…

MICHAEL O’ROURKE
Global Head of Machine Intelligence and Data Services
Nasdaq

Mike O’Rourke has spent 18 years of his two-decade long career in technology at Nasdaq. Now, as Global Head of Machine Intelligence and Data Services, he leads Nasdaq’s machine intelligence development group—Nasdaq’s Innovation Lab—that combines proprietary
Read More…

TONY GUIDA
Senior Quantitative Portfolio Manager
RPMI Railpen

Tony Guida is Senior Quantitative Portfolio Manager, leading systematic portfolio construction at RPMI Railpen in London and managing multi-factor equity portfolios. Prior to that Tony was Senior Research Consultant for Smart Beta and Risk
Read More…

Scott Kerson THOMAS KIESELSTEIN GEORGE McDONAUGH EVAN SCHNIDMAN Hamish Macalister
SCOTT KERSON
Head of Systematic Strategies
Gresham Investment Management

J Scott Kerson is Senior Managing Director and Head of Systematic Strategies at Gresham Investment Management, LLC, where he is responsible for quantitative strategy research and development.
Read More…

THOMAS KIESELSTEIN
CIO
Quoniam Asset Management

Thomas is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Quoniam Asset Management. As CIO, he oversees Quoniam’s Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset investment teams. Prior to Quoniam, Thomas worked for DZ Bank and Dresdner Bank
Read More…

GEORGE McDONAUGH
CEO
Kryptonite1

George discovered Bitcoin in early 2011 and quit his 8 year career in advertising within a month. Consumed by the potential of Bitcoin and it’s underlying technology, he became active in the emerging decentralised economy and started
Read More…

EVAN SCHNIDMAN
CEO
Prattle

Before starting Prattle, Evan taught at Brown University and Harvard University. Co-author of How the Fed Moves Markets, Evan is also widely published in macroeconomics, political economy, and finance publications. Along with being a respected academic,
Read More…
Dr. HAMISH MACALISTER
Deputy CIO
Firth Investment Management

Hamish is the Deputy CIO for Firth Investment Management, and portfolio manager of Firth Asian Systematic Equities Fund. Prior to joining Firth, Hamish was Head of Research for Maiora Asset Management, Head of Asia-Pacific
Read More…
Mohamed-Ellouze Eric-Kohlmann-Kupper Maria-Agranovskaya Philip-Brittan Henrik-Grunditz
MOHAMED ELLOUZE
Multi Asset Strategist
USSIM

Mohamed Ellouze is a Senior Strategist in the Multi-Asset Allocation (MAA) team at USSIM. Prior to joining USSIM, Mohamed was Fund Manager at Kleinwort Benson responsible for designing and implementing
Read More…

ERIC KOHLMANN KUPPER
Founding Partner and CEO
Trinnacle

Eric (Brazilian, German) is Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Trinnacle. He holds a Master in Finance from IE Business School in Madrid and started his academic career at Eton College in the UK
Read More…

MARIA AGRANOVSKAYA
Managing Partner & Blockchain Attorney
GRAD Legal & Fin Advisory

Attorney at Law with 20+ years of experience. Started working with cryptocurrency issues back in 2010.
MGIMO MID of Russia (International Law), studied in Germany and Holland.
Read More…


PHILIP BRITTAN
CEO
Crux Informatics

Philip has thirty years of experience in the FinTech sector, both as a serial entrepreneur and as a business
leader in larger firms. Most recently, he was Chief Technology Officer and Global
Read More…

HENRIK GRUNDITZ
Business Development Director
Hivemind

Henrik Grunditz is the business development director for Hivemind, a data science company that fuses human and machine intelligence to solve challenging data problems that neither can
Read More…

Edgar-van-Tuyll-van-Serooskerken Marco-Djukic Tamer-Rashad Roberts_Ralston Ami-Ben-David
EDGAR VAN TUYLL VAN SEROOSKERKEN
Former Quantitative Strategies Head
Pictet

Edgar is currently CIO of a hedge fund at a well known alternative asset manager, and is the former chief quantitative strategist and head of quantitative strategy at Pictet in Geneva, with a track record on quantitative mandates and funds he
Read More…
MARKO DJUKIC
CEO
Hentsū

Marko Djukic founded Hentsū after over a decade’s worth of experience in the Financial Services industry. Prior to Hentsū, Marko spent 8 years heading up the production technology at a large systematic hedge fund. Marko was responsible for infrastructure, corporate and trading IT,
Read More…
TAMER RASHAD
Founder & CEO
Humtap

Tamer Rashad, Founder & CEO of Humtap AI Music, is a business leader with over 25 years of general management, corporate strategy, and business development experience across the US, Europe, and Emerging Markets. Humtap is a media technology startup which produces and
Read More…
RALSTON ROBERTS
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

Ralston is co-head of Execution Services for EMEA and co-head of Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading in EMEA. He serves on the EMEA Securities Division Best Execution Committee. Ralston joined Goldman Sachs as a managing director in 2015. Previously, Ralston was the chief operations officer of SunGard’s brokerage business
Read More…
AMI BEN DAVID
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
SPiCE Venture Capital

Ami is a serial entrepreneur and inventor. He was a founder and head of Product and Marketing at Everything.me, Ki-Bi Mobile [IPO], AladdinSoft (product sold to NASDAQ: MGIC); Founder and CEO of WorkGroup; VP Investment, Magma Venture Fund; SVP
Read More…
Edan-YagoCaleb-Buxton Thomas-Crow Ron Williams Lee-Bostock
EDAN YAGO
CEO and Founder
Epiphyte Corporation

Edan Yago is the CEO and Founder of Epiphyte Corporation. Epiphyte is the leader in providing blockchain-powered FX settlement financial institutions - helping these companies transfer their customer's funds faster, cheaper and more reliably.
Read More…


CALEB BUXTON
Chief Technology Officer
Distill Analytics

Technical lead and polyglot developer with deep experience building rich web applications and scalable distributed systems. Interaction Design knowledge, coupled with Machine Learning enables the delivery of cutting edge insights from
Read More…



THOMAS CROW
Investment Analyst
MOV37

Thomas is an Analyst at MOV37 and Protégé Partners, specializing in managers using Autonomous Learning Investment Strategies. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a Research Analyst for Aeris Capital, a Swiss family office, providing analysis
Read More…

RON WILLIAMS
CEO
UpChannel

CEO of smartphone blockchain startup UpChannel, formerly Chief Security and IT Officer of Silicon Valley unicorn Clover Health, prior to Clover, Ron was the executive running infrastructure and security for the world’s largest video game, League of Legends developed
Read More…

LEE BOSTOCK
Founding Partner & Co-Chief Investment Officer
Quantitative Strategic Investments

Lee Bostock is Co-CIO and founding partner of Quantitative Strategic Investments (QSI), a London-based systematic global macro investment manager focused on niche-orientated strategies
Read More…

Ed-Cunningham Chris-Clarke
ED CUNNINGHAM
CEO
Trippki
CHRISTOPHER CLARKE
Alternative Investment Strategist
Allianz Global Investors

 

 

SILVER SPONSORS:

BRONZE SPONSORS:

MEDIA SPONSORS:

Eureka HedgeCAIAHedge Fund Alert
PreqinFamily Office MagazineAutomated Trader
AIMAAlbourneOpalesque