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Our Team


Giacinto Paolo (G.P.) Saggese

Chief Technology Officer

GP holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign from 2004 to 2006. He has published more than 20 papers in several areas of computer science and holds 2 U.S. patents.


GP was a Portfolio Manager at Engineers' Gate, head of data at Teza Technologies, and a senior software engineer at Silicon Valley companies such NVIDIA, Synopsys, Intel. He has also co-founded 3 startups.


Paul Smith

Chief Scientist

Paul holds a PhD in Mathematics from UCLA, where he worked under the supervision of Fields Medal winner Terry Tao. From 2011 to 2014 he held the prestigious NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Uc Berkeley for his work on Applications of Fourier analysis to nonlinear dispersive partial differential equations with geometric structure. 


 Before moving into quantitative investments, Paul worked for three and a half years as a software engineer at Google, where applied machine learning  to the Google Knowledge Graph. More recently, Paul has worked as a  Quantitative Researcher at Teza Technologies and a Portfolio Manager at quantitative investment company Engineer's Gate.

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