Our Team

 
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Shiliang Tang
Chief Investment Officer

Shiliang Tang is an experienced derivatives trader and Fintech executive. Prior to LedgerPrime, Shiliang was Co-founder and COO of WorldCover, a global Insurtech startup backed by prominent venture capital investors. Previously, Shiliang spent eight years as a derivatives trader on the proprietary trading desks at UBS and Merrill Lynch.

Shiliang received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has completed both the CFA and CAIA programs.

 
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Dr. Johannes van Zeijts
CTO & Portfolio Manager

Dr. Johannes van Zeijts has over 15 years of experience in software development and quantitative strategies. Previously, Johannes was a founding partner of Sibyl Trading, as well as Portfolio Manager for Quantbot Technologies. Johannes also spent almost 10 years as a senior quant developer at Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch.

Johannes received his Ph.D in Theoretical Physics from Twente University in the Netherlands and worked for several years at large national accelerator laboratories before making the move to Wall Street.

 
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Dr. Valentin Zhigulin
Portfolio Manager

Dr. Valentin Zhigulin is an expert in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Valentin has over 10 years of experience as a Portfolio Manager, developing quantitative and systematic trading strategies at buy-side firms such as Citadel, Visium, and Acrospire.

Valentin received his Ph.D in Physics from the California Institute of Technology, and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Machine and Deep Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Advisors

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Bryan Bishop
Advisor - Custody, & Security

Bryan Bishop is a highly respected member of the Bitcoin Core developer community, and technical expert in crypto custody and security. He is currently a technical advisor and developer for LedgerX, where he was responsible for all bitcoin integration, including compliance with standards and regulations specified by the federal government, CFTC, and Dodd-Frank.

 
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James Greenberg
Advisor - Fund Operations

James Greenberg is an experienced dealmaker and fund operator. He has been an investor and Principal of alternative asset management firms for more than 20 years (10+ at JPMorgan). James advised SkyBridge Capital on its $4 billion acquisition of Citibank Assets, as well as Och-Ziff’s $1.2 billion strategic investment sale to Dubai International Capital.

 
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Dr. Boris Iyutin
Advisor - Quantitative Strategies

Dr. Boris Iyutin is an expert at dissecting market microstructure and building robust, full-stack research environments, having spent over 10 years developing medium to high frequency trading strategies at firms such as Teza Technologies and Sun Trading. Boris architected and built LedgerPrime's research and backtesting environment, and developed several fully automated quantitative strategies currently in operation. Boris received his Ph.D in Particle Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

 
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Albert An
Advisor - Risk Management

Albert An has led several trading and risk management groups on both the buy and sell-side, most recently as Head of Global Trading Supervision for Tower Research Capital. Previously, Albert was Head of Electronic Volatility Trading at UBs and Credit Suisse, and Head of Equities Proprietary Trading at Merrill Lynch. Albert is a highly experienced derivatives risk manager and electronic markets specialist.