Our Team

We believe that active traders need a more powerful platform for trading crypto and deserve to get the best possible price in the market.

Management Team

  • Picture of Scott Knudsen
    Scott Knudsen

    Ex-CEO of IMC Trading in US. Held roles in Chicago, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong. Advisory Boards of Cboe Global Markets and Northwestern University. BS in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.

    CEO

  • Picture of Victor Glava
    Victor Glava

    Ex-CTO and co-founder of OptionsCity, a professional options trading platform acquired by Vela Technologies in 2017. MS in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

    CTO

  • Picture of Rudy Fasouliotis
    Rudy Fasouliotis

    Ex-CIO and co-founder of OptionsCity, a professional options trading platform acquired by Vela Technologies in 2017. BS in Computer Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

    CIO

Board Members & Advisors

  • Michael Kogan

    Quantitative trader and active angel investor. Successful early-stage investments in Robinhood, Influxdata, Endaga, and MotionAI. MBA in Analytic Finance from University of Chicago.

    Board Member

  • Ira Weiss

    Active early-stage investor at Hyde Park Venture Partners. Led investments in Axioma, Rackspace, G2, FourKites and ShipBob. Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

    Board Member

  • Boris Ilyevsky

    Head of Market Development for the Investors Exchange (IEX). Spent 17 years at ISE, the first all electronic options exchange. Serves on the Board of Nodal Exchange Holdings. BA in Economics from New York University.

    Advisor