Our Team

Nicholas Judge, PhD - CoFounder

A political economist whose research focused on the use of GARCH models to examine large covariance matrices, Nick has worked full-time in crypto since 2016. He was a founding partner at a blockchain accelerator in San Francisco, and has advised a number of successful raises. Feature selection has been a core focus of Nick's since the days of his doctoral dissertation.

Professor Marc Ratkovic - CoFounder

Marc is an Assistant Professor in Politics at Princeton University and affiliated faculty with Princeton's Center For Statistics and MachineLearning. Feature selection has been a major focus of Marc's for more than a decade. His award-winning work, published in top journals in the fields of political science and statistics, has been cited more than a thousand times.

Gina M. Ackerman - Operations

Prior to entering crypto in 2018, Gina served as the Director of External Relations under Jeffrey Sachs at The Earth Institute, focusing on growing private revenue for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals Initiative. Gina also studied Finance at Columbia University.