Mitchell is a former journalist and technology enthusiast. Before getting involved in journalism, Mitchell was a project manager at a firm that built distributed software on Hyperledger. His first startup designed algorithms for optimizing cryptocurrency mining.
Head of Implementation
Anton Tarasov has been serving in the blockchain space since 2016. A strong proponent of the power of intangible resources and personal freedom, he believes cryptocurrencies can improve people’s lives. Loves making music in his spare time.
Head of Trading
Nathan has been trading Forex, commodities, and equities since 2007, and is highly experienced as a cryptocurrency trader. Before joining SIMETRI Research, he was a professional trader for a boutique hedge fund based in London and Sydney. His day-trading and trend following systems, along with solid risk management, allowed him to excel as a trader from 2013 to 2018. Nathan holds a degree in Finance and has an extensive background providing research to proprietary trading houses and fund managers.
Chief Investment Officer
Chris fell down the crypto rabbit hole midway through 2017, and he’s been hooked since then. He’s become an advocate for the open finance revolution, and he believes that the world would be a better place if banks were replaced by code. When he’s not following blockchains, he dedicates his time to music–mostly finding and listening to old records, and attending live gigs and club sets around London.
The crypto world opened up to Mariia thanks to Crypto Briefing in 2019. Since then, she has been hard at work connecting finance, technology, and design. Her mission is to make complex technology understandable through visual storytelling. She has a BA in design, and in her free time she enjoys art and cosmology.
Alex's first involvement in the blockchain industry was in 2015 at the Bitcoin Center NY, and then at a Bitcoin exchange startup in 2016. After that he worked in banking for a few years until DeFi brought him back from the dark side. Outside of crypto, his passions include politics, open-source software, and football.
Nicholas began his cryptocurrency journey in 2021 and has since immersed himself. Prior to joining Crypto Briefing, he studied global business at Fordham University and has worked in finance and construction management. In his spare time he enjoys playing board games and Dungeons & Dragons.
Sergey comes from traditional finance, working in wealth management as a portfolio analyst prior to his plunge into crypto in 2017. Fast forward to today, Sergey has become a DeFi trailblazer and an expert in yield farming. He now shares these opportunities with SIMETRI members..