A bunch of humble, compassionate, curious game-changers

Talos is a global, non-hierarchical team of engineers, architects, product developers, and leaders: a flat organization with a well-rounded team.

Global Expertise

Bound by the principles of inclusivity, fairness, openness, and flexibility

At Talos, everyone has a valued voice and our differences are synthesized into superior products and a diverse culture. Our team has come to Talos from many of the world’s top finance and technology organizations.

We know that building great systems takes time, so we focus on non-functional requirements like design, refactoring, testing, safety, security, and performance. We also give back to the open-source community when we can.

With extensive experience on the vendor and client-side, we’re intimately familiar with the requirements of both the buy-side and service-provider community from a technology, workflow, regulatory compliance and service perspective.

Leadership Team

Anton Katz
CEO, Co-Founder

As Talos CEO, Anton Katz is responsible for leading overall operations and driving strategic initiatives. Before co-founding Talos, Anton was Head of Trading Technology for AQR Capital Management, one of the world’s most prominent quantitative investment firms. Before that, he was Director of Software at Broadway Technology, leading trading technology development projects for dozens of leading banks, asset managers, and vendors. His career began at Microsoft. Anton is an Israel Defence Forces veteran and was a member of the Israeli National Shooting Team. He holds a degree in Computer Science from MIT.

Ethan Feldman
CTO, Co-Founder

As CTO of Talos, Ethan Feldman is responsible for leading the firm’s global technology organization. Prior to co-founding Talos, Ethan spent ten years at Broadway Technology, where he worked alongside Talos co-founder, Anton Katz. While at Broadway, he developed technology for dozens of leading banks, asset managers and vendors. He began his technology career at Microsoft. Ethan holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science from Cornell University.

Michael D’Alessio
Chief Operating Officer

Samar Sen
SVP, Head of APAC

Alfonse Mandese
VP, Head of Sales & Business Development

Andrew Murphy
VP, Head of Legal

Ant Ludlow
VP, Head of Design

Brian Johnson
VP, Head of Finance

Daniel Packham
VP, Head of Operations - EMEA

Dave Clark
VP, Head of Security & IT

Josh Peschko
VP, Head of Compliance

Kathleen Moks
VP, Head of People

Libby Vanderkaay
VP, Head of Revenue Operations

Peter Jastreboff
VP, Head of Client Services

Roland Jarquio
VP, Growth & Marketing

Zheng Geng Phan
VP, Head of Technical Product

Neelabh Dixit
Principal, Head of Product Strategy

Daniel Gaiottino
Engineering Fellow

Frank van Zegveld
Head of Sales, EMEA

Pamela Lee
Head of Sales, APAC

Tim Kwok
Head of Sales, Americas

Hillary Conley
Head of BD, Americas

" Talos's ability to streamline liquidity connectivity in the digital asset ecosystem has proven itself to be world-class. Talos enables our institutional counterparties to connect to liquidity in a timely and efficient manner, and they have become a key component of the market's trading infrastructure. "

Chris Zuehlke
Global Head of Cumberland and DRW Partner

“ Talos’s institutional-grade solutions create a secure and reliable infrastructure that allows us to execute trades seamlessly. Their team consistently provides professional support and delivers high-quality features. By applying traditional finance standards, they reduce the barriers for institutions entering the digital asset space. ”

Mostafa Al-Mashita
Co-founder, Director, Sales & Trading at Secure Digital Markets

“ Talos has done a terrific job of understanding the complexity of cryptocurrency markets and building solutions that meet the needs of institutional traders. They listen to their clients, reliably roll out products, and are committed to security. We believe Talos is a top-tier service provider in the space. ”

Peter Wisniewski
Managing Partner at Europa Partners

“ With Talos's suite of products, and connectivity to the market, we can easily access a wide range of digital assets. Their technology is designed to scale seamlessly and has allowed us to improve our trading capabilities and offering to our end-customers. They've become essential to how we interact with digital assets. ”

Bob Wallden
Head of Institutional Asset Management at Abra

“ Talos has recognised the need for strong infrastructure in the cryptocurrency industry and has positioned itself to become a fundamental keystone of the industry. With their deep industry knowledge and dedication to advancing the field, Talos is poised to play a major role in the institutional mainstreaming of crypto assets. ”

Bee Weck
COO at Caleb & Brown

“ Talos interface is second to none, with 24/7 support and a range of products and services that covers all of our operating needs. Having our clients connect to our product offering via Talos also allows us to grow our business further. ”

Hans-Stefan von Hänisch
Head of Sales Trading Singapore, OSL

“ Talos has been an integral part of our trade execution workflow, enabling reliable algorithms that ensure cost-efficient order fills across a variety of exchanges and instruments. ”

Shane A.
Portfolio Manager, Arc Capital

“ For our sell-side brokerage business, Talos has been a key partner to help us scale our digital asset trading capabilities for our end-clients whilst ensuring we maintain the requisite institutional controls, governance and risk management standards. ”

Kevin Lee Coll

“ By partnering with Talos, we're set to offer unparalleled liquidity, reliability, and robustness to the global institutional trading community.”

Graham Rodford
CEO and Co-Founder of Archax

“ Talos provides a comprehensive, reliable and cost efficient connectivity solution for all size crypto trading firms. Talos stands out amongst a crowded field of service providers. The seamless service and the professional support make it an obvious choice. I wonder why any firm doesn't use Talos as a primary solution. ”

Joe Haggenmiller
CEO and Founder of Prometheus Trading Ltd.

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