The Team

 

  Sadie Raney  Co-Founder, Operations  MBA from the UW Foster School of Business with 15 years in Accounting, Finance and Strategic Projects. Well versed in startups, Sadie was Controller at Seattle based cloud company Blue Box (pre & post acquisition by IBM). 

Sadie Raney
Co-Founder, Operations

MBA from the UW Foster School of Business with 15 years in Accounting, Finance and Strategic Projects. Well versed in startups, Sadie was Controller at Seattle based cloud company Blue Box (pre & post acquisition by IBM). 

  Ryan Tomayko  Co-Founder, Engineering  More than 20 years of hands-on expertise and craftsmanship in software engineering. CTO at GitHub, and Principal Engineer at Heroku, Ryan leads Strix Leviathan's engineering efforts.

Ryan Tomayko
Co-Founder, Engineering

More than 20 years of hands-on expertise and craftsmanship in software engineering. CTO at GitHub, and Principal Engineer at Heroku, Ryan leads Strix Leviathan's engineering efforts.

  Steve Alkire  Co-Founder, Data Science  Focused on data science and machine learning infrastructure. Prior to Strix Leviathan, Steve spent four years at CERN working on the ATLAS experience. He holds a PhD from Columbia in Particle Physics.

Steve Alkire
Co-Founder, Data Science

Focused on data science and machine learning infrastructure. Prior to Strix Leviathan, Steve spent four years at CERN working on the ATLAS experience. He holds a PhD from Columbia in Particle Physics.

 
  Jesse Proudman  Co-Founder, CEO  Technical founder and a serial entrepreneur with two decades of startup experience. Jesse founded Blue Box in 2003, bootstrapping and growing it for 9 years. Jesse then raised $22M in venture funding prior to successfully exiting the company to IBM in 2015. IBM named Proudman a Distinguished Engineer.

Jesse Proudman
Co-Founder, CEO

Technical founder and a serial entrepreneur with two decades of startup experience. Jesse founded Blue Box in 2003, bootstrapping and growing it for 9 years. Jesse then raised $22M in venture funding prior to successfully exiting the company to IBM in 2015. IBM named Proudman a Distinguished Engineer.

  Lee Huffman  Co-Founder, Technical Operations  Over a decade of high availability infrastructure operations experience, including six years running data center operations at GitHub, the largest host of source code in the world.

Lee Huffman
Co-Founder,
Technical Operations

Over a decade of high availability infrastructure operations experience, including six years running data center operations at GitHub, the largest host of source code in the world.

  Liz Fong  Legal and Operations  Ten years of paralegal experience including five years at Foster Pepper. Five years experience in executive operations and support at IBM and Blue Box.

Liz Fong
Legal and Operations

Ten years of paralegal experience including five years at Foster Pepper. Five years experience in executive operations and support at IBM and Blue Box.

  Nico Cordeiro   Principal Analyst  Focused on investment strategy and crypto asset research. Prior to Strix Leviathan, Nico was at PitchBook conducting private equity, VC, and crypto asset research for institutional clients. A U.S. Army veteran, Nico holds a Bachelor in Business Finance from the University of Washington.  

Nico Cordeiro 
Principal Analyst

Focused on investment strategy and crypto asset research. Prior to Strix Leviathan, Nico was at PitchBook conducting private equity, VC, and crypto asset research for institutional clients. A U.S. Army veteran, Nico holds a Bachelor in Business Finance from the University of Washington.
 

  Robert Cathey  Media Relations  25 years in the Public Relations/Analyst Relations industry focused on digital infrastructure and technology companies. Robert is an established open source software advocate with active involvement in a multitude of projects. 

Robert Cathey
Media Relations

25 years in the Public Relations/Analyst Relations industry focused on digital infrastructure and technology companies. Robert is an established open source software advocate with active involvement in a multitude of projects. 

  Perry Johnson  Analyst  Perry has 3+ years of experience trading equity options and is pursuing an MS in Entrepreneurship from the UW Foster School of Business.

Perry Johnson
Analyst

Perry has 3+ years of experience trading equity options and is pursuing an MS in Entrepreneurship from the UW Foster School of Business.


Advised By

  Nicolas Cary  Co-Founder, President of Blockchain.com  Early crypto currency founder and promoter. Co-founder of Blockchain.com, one of the first and largest Bitcoin Wallet providers.

Nicolas Cary
Co-Founder, President of Blockchain.com

Early crypto currency founder and promoter. Co-founder of Blockchain.com, one of the first and largest Bitcoin Wallet providers.

  Kory Hoang  Co-Founder and CEO, Stably.io  Kory is a Co-Founder and CEO of Stably, a startup developing a USD-backed cryptocurrency for interoperability across multiple blockchains. Kory is also a quantitative trading expert. Prior to Stably, Kory was a Private Equity Data Analyst for PitchBook.

Kory Hoang
Co-Founder and CEO, Stably.io

Kory is a Co-Founder and CEO of Stably, a startup developing a USD-backed cryptocurrency for interoperability across multiple blockchains. Kory is also a quantitative trading expert. Prior to Stably, Kory was a Private Equity Data Analyst for PitchBook.

  Robert Raney  PhD Candidate, University of Washington  Intangible Assets, Illiquid Assets and Capital Market Valuation. Chartered Financial Analyst  Prior Director of Valuation for $4+ Billion Hedge Fund.

Robert Raney
PhD Candidate,
University of Washington

Intangible Assets, Illiquid Assets and Capital Market Valuation. Chartered Financial Analyst

Prior Director of Valuation for $4+ Billion Hedge Fund.