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BitSpread has been generating high and stable audited returns since 2014 from quantitative trading strategies on digital FX for an exclusive selection of Investment Managers. BitSpread’s quantitative and trading software connects Digital FX exchanges enables Investment Managers to trade and risk-manage Digital FX. BitSpread has developed the first Blockchain-based fund distribution technology platform.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Cedric Jeanson, Founder and CEO
Cedric Jeanson is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of BitSpread Ltd.
Cedric founded and managed Securitised Derivatives businesses for 15 years at Barclays, BNP Paribas, and JPMorgan offering financial products linked to equity and fixed income assets to institutional financial firms, private banks, wealth managers, family offices, hedge funds, HNWIs and retail distributors. Cedric developed a state-of-the-art Market Making IT system and received a Risk Award for the quality of the after-sale service he provided, quoting a tight secondary market simultaneously of thousands of financial products on internet platforms and exchanges, globally and 24 hours a day. His last role was COO at Nomura.
Cedric’s aim is to provide similar financial products linked to Digital FX to shareholders with a top quality service.
In Cedric received an M.Sc in Finance from HEC in 1997, an M.Sc in Computer Science from ISEP in Paris, an M.Sc in Advanced Systems from Brunel University in London, and a B.A. in Economics at the Sorbonne University, Paris.
Ritika Sen, COO
Ritika has been instrumental in the earliest stage of BitSpread Ltd. She is the Director of BitSpread PTE Ltd, the Asian subsidiary of BitSpread Ltd in Singapore.
Ritika brings an impressive expertise from her past involvement in Equity Derivatives Delta One Trading and Prime Brokerage activities at Nomura and Lehman Brothers in London where she worked for more than 7 years.
Ritika received her M.Sc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2007, an M.A. in International Relations from Jadavpur University in Calcutta, and a B.A in Political Science from Presidency College, Calcutta, India.
Stephane Redon, Sales and Client Execution
Stephane has over 15 years experience working in banking and financial industry. He accomplished entrepreneurial leader with the ability to drive Technology & Digital Changes in the Banking and Financial Services ecosystem.
He built the leading trading platform for low-touch algorithm that offered market access for complex benchmarks to hedge funds, institutional investors and insurers. Previously with Lehman Brothers and BNP Paribas, Stephane held key positions in trading and technology between London and Sydney.
Stephane has a strong interest in digital and business strategy. His first investment in a startup company dated back to 1999.
Stephane holds an MSc in Finance from ESCP Europe, and a Masters degree in Computer Science & Engineering from ESIEA (2000).
Tanguy Deflesselle, Lead IT Developer
Tanguy is Lead IT Developer at BitSpread. He specializes in algorithmic and automatic trading, development and architecture.
Tanguy previously worked as Quantitative Developer at BGC Partners managing the team for Rates and FX. Prior to joining BGC, Tanguy was Lead Algorithmic Developer at Nomura, Societe Generale and BNP on a variety of assets: Equities, Equity Derivatives, Rates and Index Arbitrage.
Tanguy holds an MSc in Probability & Finance from Université Paris 7.
Jordan Loh, IT Developer
Jordan Loh is a Software Engineer at BitSpread and an Asian subsidiary based in Singapore.
Jordan most recently completed an MSc in Computing Science from Imperial College London (2017), where he specialized on programming languages, formal methods and Ethereum smart contracts.
Jordan holds an MSc in Computing Science from Imperial College London 2017 and is a recipient of the Monetary Authority of Singapore Finance Scholarship 2016. He also holds a BSc in Economics (First Class Honours) from National University Singapore in 2014 and has passed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Programme.
Benjamin Eibenberger, Lead Portfolio Manager
Benjamin is the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Market Neutral Liquidity SP-Institutional Fund (MNL) as well as an investor in Bitspread.
Benjamin previously worked as an Equity Derivatives Trader at Deutsche Bank covering Flow and Correlation trading. Before that, he was in charge of the Systematic Volatility and Volatility Derivatives Trading at Nomura.
Prior to his time in London, he also interned at Société Générale on the Statistical Arbitrage trading desk in Paris.
Benjamin graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and holds an M.Sc specialised in Probabilities and Finance from Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Arnaud Henry, Portfolio Manager
Arnaud is a Portfolio Manager of the Market Neutral Liquidity SP-Institutional Fund (MNL).
Arnaud led the electronic trading and market-making of FX cash products’ (eFX) quantitative and trading franchise in the Americas at HSBC in New York. He joined HSBC in London as an eFX quantitative trader in 2012. Prior to that he worked as an Exotic Rates quantitative trader for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Arnaud graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and holds an M.Sc specialized in Probabilities and Finance from Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Hugo Renaudin, Portfolio Manager
Hugo is a Portfolio Manager for the Blockchain Wealth Active Growth SP-Institutional Fund (BWAG).
After starting out in the financial industry – in FX trading then in fund management – Hugo discovered the blockchain ecosystem in early 2016. He has developed a thorough in-hands understanding of the technology since then which he applies in cryptocurrency investing.
Hugo holds an MSc. from Columbia University and an MSc. from Ecole Polytechnique.
Arthur Braud, Portfolio Manager
Arthur is a Portfolio Manager of the Blockchain Wealth Active Growth SP-Institutional Fund (BWAG).
Arthur has been passionate about Blockchain since 2016 as an investor and a developer. He has experience in machine learning and in investment banking where he worked on valuation models and M&A transactions.
Arthur received a Master of Science degree from Columbia University in Operations Research in 2017 and a Masters degree from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris in Engineering in 2016.
Louis Mutricy, Lead Blockchain Developer
Louis is a Lead Blockchain Developer for Blockchain-based fund distribution platform.
Louis is extremely passionate about blockchain technology and modern cryptography. He is at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris where he is studying for an MSc in Engineering with a specialization in cybersecurity and cryptography.
He has also worked on several artificial intelligence projects (AI) and was a participant at the Microsoft AI hackathon at Vivatech.
Baptiste Pecatte, Lead Blockchain Developer
Baptiste is a Lead Blockchain Developer for Blockchain-based fund distribution platform.
Baptiste has been passionate about the field of computer science for more than 10 years and has keenly followed the rise of Bitcoin since 2009 and digital currencies from the very start.
This deep interest led him to enroll at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, where he is studying for an MSc in Computer Science, with a specialization in software architecture and security.
Nathan Grinsztajn, Lead Blockchain Developer
Nathan is a Lead Blockchain Developer for Blockchain-based fund distribution platform.
Nathan discovered the universe of blockchains and digital currencies in 2015 and has been avidly following the developments of this ecosystem, the progress of its dynamic community, and is particularly optimistic about upcoming transformative applications.
Nathan is at the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris where he is studying for an MSc in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics.