Crypto-Systems was founded in 2015 to enhance access to digital assets for institutional clients. The firm offers a range of services, based upon intelligent trading and pricing algorithms that reach up to 30 high-volume exchanges worldwide:
* Crypto-Systems, LLC is registered with FinCEN as a Money Services Business, and the New Jersey Division of Banking and Insurance as a Money Transmitter
FOUNDER / CEO
Dr. Sokasian has been developing computer driven trading models across a range of assets since 2001. Prior to his role at Crypto-Systems, he was the co-founder of Tachyon Capital Management which successfully developed and implemented algorithmic strategies for the equities markets. Dr. Sokasian started his career as a Co-Founder and CEO of Financial Labs, and upon Bank of America’s acquisition of the company, he served as the bank's Head of Quantitative Strategies for FX, and later, Interest Rates. At Bank of America, he led the development of FX algorithmic trading and risk systems for the bank's client platform. Dr. Sokasian earned a B.S. in Astrophysics from Cornell University and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in the field of Computational Astrophysics.
Dr. Harvey has worked on the cutting edge of quantitative and algorithmic trading strategies since 2003, and is a leading member of the Crypto-Systems research and development team. He started his career as a senior member of the quantitative analysis team at Financial Labs, and continued in that role upon Bank of America’s acquisition of the company. At Bank of America, he developed and oversaw the implementation of a new pricing algorithm that was a key component of the bank's heavily-upgraded client platform. Dr. Harvey graduated from Oxford University (UK) where he earned an undergraduate Master’s degree in Physics, graduating in the First class. He later received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in the field of Stellar Astrophysics.s.
Dr. Choly has extensive experience with a wide range of numerical methods for modeling complex systems, and is a crucial part of the Crypto-Systems research and development team. He was a core member of the quantitative team at Financial Labs, and later at Bank of America, following their acquisition of the company. At Bank of America, Dr. Choly led the development of the FX risk-management system that was a critical factor in transforming the bank's struggling client business into a profitable enterprise. Dr. Choly holds a B.S. in Physics from California Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University, where his thesis was in the field of Computational Materials Science.
The founding members of Crypto-Systems met while pursuing their doctorates at Harvard University in 1998. Since completing their degrees, they have worked together through a series of ventures, creating algorithmically-driven, automated trading systems across a range of different asset classes.
First buy-side client on Electronic Brokering Services (EBS), executing volumes approaching $1 Billion per day