Team

The ones who make Zero Hash a success.

Meet the Team

Zero Hash is guided by a deep team of industry veterans and innovators. We have decades of experience in market structure, settlement operations, institutional investing, proprietary trading, risk management and IT infrastructure.


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Edward Woodford

Co-founder, CEO

Edward co-founded Zero Hash and serves as CEO. Prior to Zero Hash, Edward he gained experience at a series of hedge funds. Edward holds a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from University of Warwick (United Kingdom) and a Master of Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US). He was named in Forbes' 30 Under 30 in 2018.

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Stephen Gardner

Chief Compliance Officer

Stephen is Chief Compliance Officer at Zero Hash. Prior to Zero Hash, Stephen spent time working at each of KPMG, Ulmer and Berne and BuckleySandler, focusing on financial and regulatory law. Stephen earned his Doctor of Law at Chicago-Kent.

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Adam Leaman

Chief Client Officer

Adam is Chief Client Officer at Zero Hash. Prior to Zero Hash, Adam was Vice President of Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, a technologist at BGC Partners and a Senior Derivatives Trader and Systems Developer at HTG Capital Partners. Adam earned a B.S. in Engineering from Purdue University.

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Matt Weiss

Chief Technical Officer

Matt is Chief Technical Officer at Zero Hash. In this role, he focuses his efforts on the messaging layers and client-side gateways that enable Zero Hash to offer high throughput. Previously, Matt was Lead Architect at Trading Technologies for 10 years, before leaving to found One Stop Trading Solutions, where he consulted with Thomson Reuters to develop low-latency systems. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Engineering.

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Erik Schluter

Director of Engineering

Erik is Director of Engineering at Zero Hash. In this role, he focuses his efforts on developing a precise, secure and robust wallet and settlement system. Previously, Erik worked in Quantitative Analytics and Research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University and a Master of Science in Computer Science at The University of Chicago.

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Scott Reynolds

Chief Information Officer (CISO)

Scott is Chief Information Officer at Zero Hash. In this role, he focuses his efforts on ensuring Zero Hash maintains a highly secure and scalable infrastructure. Previously, Scott was Head of Security and Infrastructure at Raise, and VP of IT, Operations at GoHealth. Scott is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

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Board Members

Zero Hash is led by an experienced group of industry leaders from traditional finance, capital markets, regulation, economic research, public policy, and venture capital.


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Brian Liston

Co-founder, Director

Brian co-founded Zero Hash and currently serves on the Seed CX Ltd. board of directors. Seed CX Ltd. is the parent organization of Zero Hash LLC and Zero Hash Liquidity Services LLC, amongst others. Prior to Seed CX and Zero Hash, Brian worked at Red Sea Ventures, an early-stage venture fund in New York; Accenture Consulting; and Skype/Microsoft. He holds a B.Sc. in Economics & Finance, focusing in Mathematics & Statistics, from University College Dublin and a Master of Finance from MIT. Brian was named as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2018.

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Adam Struck

Director

Adam is the Founder and Managing Partner at Struck Capital. Prior to Struck Capital, Adam was a Co-Founder of Long Island Brand Beverages, a CPG company acquired by Cullen Investments and taken public on the NASDAQ. Previously, Adam was an M&A / PE attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, one of the largest law firms in the world. Adam graduated from Northwestern University where he completed the Kellogg School of Management Certificate Program. He also graduated from Georgetown Law where he received his Juris Doctorate. Adam is a member of the NY Bar Association and has also been recognized by Forbes, making the coveted 30 Under 30 List for Venture Capital. Adam currently serves as Director on the Seed CX Ltd. board.

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Julie Myers-Wood

Public Director

Julie Myers-Wood served as Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the Department of Commerce and Chief of Staff for the Criminal Division at the Department of Justice. Her expertise focuses on screening, monitoring and compliance review and assessment. She also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Julie earned at J.D from Cornell Law School and a B.A. in English and Political Science from Baylor University. Julie currently serves as Public Director on the Zero Hash LLC board.

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Kathleen Camilli

Public Director

Kathleen has served as the Chief U.S. Economist at Credit Suisse Asset Management, as Reserve Analyst at Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and as Chief Economist at MFR Securities. She has more than two decades of private and public sector experience and is a economic forecaster and independent economist. Kathleen holds an M.B.A in Finance from New York University and B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University. Kathleen currently serves as Public Director on the Zero Hash LLC board.

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Cynthia Meyn

Board Observer

Cynthia’s wide-ranging experience includes Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, Director at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Executive Vice President at PIMCO, Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald, and CTO/CRO at Fuji Capital Markets and Vice President at Lehman Brothers. She is also currently moving to the Broker Dealer Board. Cynthia earned her B.A. from Smith College and an M.B.A. at Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

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