On the FX desk of Allston Trading, Luke witnessed first-hand as the markets sought a safe haven from global economic uncertainty. Investors piled into the Swiss Franc causing its value to soar and impair Swiss exports. The Franc-Euro peg and subsequent unpeg caused even further economic turmoil.
Bitnomial was founded with the belief that Bitcoin offers a better alternative financial foundation and that futures provide ideal access to this nascent market. Bitnomial is built on a vision of a new and open global economy based on digital assets and Bitnomial strives to build the market infrastructure for this new economy.
Bitnomial filed an application with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to operate an exchange, formally known as a Designated Contract Market (DCM), for deliverable digital asset derivatives.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hoersten was previously a Managing Partner at Allston Trading, LLC where he was Head of Core Technology and served in a variety of leadership roles from Head of Infrastructure to Head of Equities and Options Trading Technology.
Director of Information Technology
Mr. Wraith was previously Co-founder and CTO of PeerTrader, an SEC Registered Investment Adviser trading and portfolio management platform for peer-to-peer debt. Prior to PeerTrader, Mr. Wraith was with CameronGroup where he built trading system and enterprise testing and assurance software.
Director of Market Operations & Surveillance
Mr. Dunn was previously Head of the Global Market Making Group at Allston Trading, LLC. Prior to global market making, Mr. Dunn was Head of Operations for the Global Equities Group and a member of the Trading Operations and Risk team.
Chief Regulatory Officer
Mr. Walsh was previously with the Regulatory and Compliance Divisions at Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Prior to earning his law degree, Mr. Walsh traded financial and agricultural futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Inc. floor. Mr. Walsh is a member of the Illinois Bar.
Mr. Nabicht is currently Head of Electronic Market Development at Tradeweb Markets LLC. Previously Executive Vice President of Business Development at Allston Trading, LLC.
Thomas J. Anderson
Mr. Anderson is currently Senior Vice President at ADM Investor Services, Inc. in Accounting, Compliance, Risk and Treasury. Previously CFO at Allston Trading, LLC. EVP/CFO at R.J. O'Brien and Associates, LLC. Group Treasurer at Newedge. Group COO & CFO at Calyon Financial. CFO at Lind-Waldock.