New York, March 15, 2018, AlphaPoint, a leading blockchain company focused on making illiquid assets liquid, today announced three appointments to its Advisory Board. David K.A. Mordecai, Kamran Rafieyan and Sandra Ro. The strategic counsel and guidance from these expert professionals across financial technology, capital markets and financial regulation will support AlphaPoint’s leadership and help further the company’s vision.
Dr. David K.A. Mordecai is currently a lead investigator at the RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics, at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. During his more than 30year tenure in the financial services industry, David’s experience includes senior roles across at Swiss Re, AIG, and a large multistrategy hedge fund. He has also served in advisory capacities to the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), The Federal Reserve, the Financial Stability Unit of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the US Treasury, and the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
David comments, “The development of financial blockchain technologies for asset digitization represents potential advancement towards more reliable and secure transactions processing. AlphaPoint aspires to become a technical leader in the field and I am looking forward to facilitating their engagement with the research and development community.
Kamran Rafieyan has over 25 years of experience in capital markets as a technology executive and entrepreneur. He is currently a cofounder at Enceladus Trading, a quantitative trading firm utilizing proprietary machinelearning predictive models. Previously, Kamran co founded Lava Trading, where he helped lead a successful FinTech firm which pioneered the fields of smart order routing and market data aggregation through its acquisition by Citi in 2004. He has been an independent advisor and consultant to numerous firms, assisting with all aspects of company creation and growth.