ECONOMICS / STRATEGY

Matt Cushman

Previously founder and CEO of Etale Inc, a cryptocurrency trading platform that was acquired by NYDIG, where he subsequently served as Head of Electronic Trading. Prior to that, Dr. Cushman worked in several senior roles in quantitative and electronic trading, including Portfolio Manager/Partner at Engineers Gate and Senior Managing Director at Citadel Securities.

Before that, he was Managing Director and Head of Quantitative Strategies at Knight Capital Group. Matt has a PhD in Mathematics from University of Chicago, and MS/BS degrees in Mathematics/Philosophy/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.