Starting from March, 15th Leonid Merkin, who used to be a general director of World Quant and vice-president of Goldman Sachs, will take the position of CIO (Chief Information Officer) at LATOKEN digital assets exchange. LATOKEN’s representative noted that as CIO Leonid Merkin will lead software development department. He will concentrate on the implementation of derivatives market and infrastructure for institutional traders.
“Leonid is well-known as one of the leading specialists in HFT (High-Frequency Trading) algorithms in London and Moscow. His experience and professional background will speed up the migration of capital markets to the blockchain exchange,” — stated the founder and CEO of LATOKEN Valentin Preobrazhenskiy.
Previously Leonid Merkin used to be the head of World Quant’s office in Russia having 5 billions dollars in terms of fiduciary management. He also was Managing Director in Alfa-Bank, where he was leading HFT and Quantitative Analytics department; Global Head of Interest Rates Algorithmic Trading Quantitative Analytics in RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland); Executive director in UBS, Credit Agricole CIB.
LATOKEN digital assets exchange founded in 2017 is already among top 20 exchanges by trading volume (Coinmarketcap), its token is in top-100 of cryptocurrencies by capitalization. LATOKEN digital assets exchange is a leader in developing assets tokenization market and fiat currencies (stable coins). LATOKEN’s product teams are rapidly growing in the direction of STOs (Security Token Offerings) and IEOs (Initial Exchange Offerings), HFT, OTC, transborder investments and payment systems. The core of the team is marked by NES graduates, ACM finalists, IB/BIG willing to create value and products to clients on global market.