Former Head of Trading at Maker Foundation. He helped manage the overall risk of the cryptocurrency book and assisted with exchange integrations and configuration management of LPL’s automated systems. Former Head of Trading Operations of the Market Making unit at Engineers Gate Manager LP, Lead Market Maker and upstairs Risk Manager of the Designated Market Maker unit at Knight NYSE,
Risk Manager and Corporate Bond Market Maker in KCG Holdings proprietary unit, and options specialist on the American Stock Exchange. Akash attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering.